inky
adjective see ink I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Inky — may refer to:* Inky (ghost), a character in the arcade game Pac Man * Inky (liquid), to be stained with a liquid containing various pigments and/or dyesPeople with the given name Inky:* Inky Ingram (1929 2007), headmaster of the Dragon School *… …   Wikipedia

  • Inky — Ink y, a. Consisting of, or resembling, ink; soiled with ink; black. Inky blots. Shak. Its inky blackness. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inky — as black as ink, 1590s, from INK (Cf. ink) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Inkily; inkiness …   Etymology dictionary

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

  • inky — [iŋ′kē] adj. inkier, inkiest 1. like ink in color; dark; black 2. colored, marked, stained, or covered with ink inkiness n …   English World dictionary

  • inky — [[t]ɪ̱ŋki[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Inky means black or very dark blue. [LITERARY] The moon was rising in the inky sky. ...the inky black of night. COMB in COLOUR Inky is also a combining form. ...looking out over an inky blue ocean. 2) ADJ If… …   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

  • inky — UK [ˈɪŋkɪ] / US adjective Word forms inky : adjective inky comparative inkier superlative inkiest 1) mainly literary black, or a very dark colour an inky night sky 2) covered with ink …   English dictionary

  • Inky — Pac Man  Pour le gestionnaire de paquets de la distribution Linux Arch, voir Pacman (Arch Linux). Pac Man Éditeur Namco, Midway Développeur Namco Conce …   Wikipédia en Français

  • inky — ink|y [ˈıŋki] adj 1.) literary very dark used especially in poetry ▪ I stared out into the inky blackness of the night. 2.) marked with ink ▪ inky fingers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inky — adjective 1 marked with ink: inky fingers 2 poetic very dark: I stared out into the inky blackness of the night. inkiness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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