Pink is a color, made of red mixed with white.(noun)
An example of pink is the color of cherry blossoms.
Pink is a type of flower and family of plants.(noun)
An example of pink is the carnation.
Pink is to the highest degree.(noun)
An example of pink is a healthy newborn baby.
See pink in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: see flower,the highest or finest example, degree, etc.: the pink of perfection
Origin: so named because of tendency toward red (see red, ) viewsInformal a person whose political or economic views are somewhat leftist: a derogatory term
Origin: < ?
Origin: ME pynken < ? or akin to OE pyngan, to prick < L pungere: see point
Origin: LME pynk < MDu pinke
See pink in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Origin unknown.
transitive verb pinked, pink·ing, pinks
Origin: Middle English pingen, pinken, to push, prick
Origin: , from Old English pyngan
Origin: , from Latin pungere; see peuk- in Indo-European roots.
noun pl. pinks also pink·ies
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Middle Dutch pinke.
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