inkiness
noun see ink I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Inkiness — Ink i*ness, n. [From {Inky}.] The state or quality of being inky; blackness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inkiness — inky ► ADJECTIVE (inkier, inkiest) 1) as dark as ink. 2) stained with ink. DERIVATIVES inkiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • inkiness — See inker. * * * …   Universalium

  • inkiness — noun The condition of being inky …   Wiktionary

  • inkiness — n. blackness like that of ink …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inkiness — ink·i·ness …   English syllables

  • inkiness — noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white) • Syn: ↑black, ↑blackness • Ant: ↑white (for: ↑black) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • inky — inkiness, n. /ing kee/, adj., inkier, inkiest. 1. black as ink: inky shadows. 2. resembling ink: The solution was an inky liquid. 3. stained with ink: inky fingers. 4. of or pertaining to ink. 5. consisting of or containing ink. 6. written with… …   Universalium

  • blackness — noun 1. the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white) (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑black, ↑inkiness • Ant: ↑white (for: ↑black) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ink — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English enke, from Anglo French encre, enke, from Late Latin encaustum, from neuter of Latin encaustus burned in, from Greek enkaustos, verbal of enkaiein to burn in more at encaustic Date: 13th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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