pink


pink
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle Dutch pinke Date: 15th century a ship with a narrow overhanging stern — called also pinkie II. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1573 1. any of a genus (Dianthus of the family Caryophyllaceae, the pink family) of chiefly Eurasian herbs having usually pink, red, or white flowers 2. a. the very embodiment ; paragon b. (1) one dressed in the height of fashion (2) elite c. highest degree possible ; height <
keep their house in the pink of repair — Rebecca West
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III. noun Date: 1678 1. any of a group of colors bluish red to red in hue, of medium to high lightness, and of low to moderate saturation 2. a. the scarlet color of a fox hunter's coat; also a fox hunter's coat of this color b. pink-colored clothing c. plural light-colored trousers formerly worn by army officers 3. pinko IV. adjective Date: 1720 1. of the color pink 2. holding moderately radical and usually socialistic political or economic views 3. emotionally moved ; excited — often used as an intensive <
tickled pink
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pinkness noun V. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, to thrust Date: 1503 1. a. to perforate in an ornamental pattern b. to cut a saw-toothed edge on 2. a. pierce, stab b. to wound by irony, criticism, or ridicule

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