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NOUN (2)

1. a short light metallic sound;
[syn: chink, click, clink]

2. a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence);
[syn: jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, poky, pokey]


VERB (2)

1. make a high sound typical of glass;
- Example: "champagne glasses clinked to make a toast"

2. make or emit a high sound;
- Example: "tinkling bells"
[syn: tinkle, tink, clink, chink]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clink \Clink\ (kl[i^][ng]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clinked (kl[i^][ng]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Clinking.] [OE. clinken; akin to G. klingen, D. klinken, SW. klinga, Dan. klinge; prob. of imitative origin. Cf. Clank, Clench, Click, v. i.] To cause to give out a slight, sharp, tinkling, sound, as by striking metallic or other sonorous bodies together. [1913 Webster] And let me the canakin clink. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clink \Clink\ (kl[i^][ng]k), v. i. 1. To give out a slight, sharp, tinkling sound. "The clinking latch." --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. To rhyme. [Humorous]. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clink \Clink\, n. A slight, sharp, tinkling sound, made by the collision of sonorous bodies. "Clink and fall of swords." --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clink \Clink\ (kl[i^][ng]k), n. A prison cell; a lockup; -- probably orig. the name of the noted prison in Southwark, England. [Colloq.] "I'm here in the clink." --Kipling. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

clink n 1: a short light metallic sound [syn: chink, click, clink] 2: a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence) [syn: jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, poky, pokey] v 1: make a high sound typical of glass; "champagne glasses clinked to make a toast" 2: make or emit a high sound; "tinkling bells" [syn: tinkle, tink, clink, chink]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

96 Moby Thesaurus words for "clink": alliteration, assonance, blank verse, bump, calaboose, can, change ringing, chime, chiming, chink, chokey, clang, clanging, clangor, clank, clanking, click, clop, clump, clunk, consonance, cooler, coop, crambo, crump, ding, ding-a-ling, dingdong, dinging, dingle, dong, donging, double rhyme, dull thud, eye rhyme, flick, flump, gong, hoosegow, jangle, jingle, jingle-jangle, jinglejangle, jingling, jug, knell, knelling, lockup, near rhyme, pad, paronomasia, pat, patter, peal, peal ringing, pealing, pitapat, pitter-patter, plump, plunk, pokey, pop, pun, quod, rap, rhyme, rhyme royal, rhyme scheme, rhyming dictionary, ring, ring changes, ringing, single rhyme, slammer, slant rhyme, sound, sound a knell, stir, tail rhyme, tap, thud, thump, tick, ting, ting-a-ling, tingle, tingling, tink, tinkle, tinkling, tinnitus, tintinnabulate, toll, tolling, tunk, unrhymed poetry