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noun as in bang against, ring

verb as in bang against, ring

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Example Sentences

I’m in a dimly lit steakhouse with a crowd of fellow diners around me, their voices and the clinks of glassware harmonizing into a convivial hum, no masks to be seen or six feet of social distance observed.

You can clink your wine glass and deliver an impassioned speech about conquering the demons that kept you confined in the closet.

Sannikov and the other opposition candidates are arrested and thrown in the clink, along with thousands of ordinary citizens.

The penalty was what Kozlovsky alluded to without knowledge of its origin: 15 days in the clink, plus a fine.

All day long the place rings with the clink of hammers and the clang of metal bars.

Try to remember that name as you curse him out on your way to the clink.

The clink of the stone-masons' chisels had resounded year after year from morning till night.

When a man's in clink, his nag gets nothing but mild exercise till his rightful rider gets out.

Fragment, apparently from a columnar mass, of a stone intermediate between clink-stone and compact felspar.

The north of Blue-Mud Bay has furnished also specimens of ancient sandstone; with columnar rocks, probably of clink-stone.

I have now sent three letters to the tenant, one Clink, by teamsters, and he has never replied.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clink, such as: chink, clang, jangle, jingle, sound, and tingle.

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