chink chink  /ˈtʃɪŋk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
  2. (n) a narrow opening as e.g. between planks in a wall
  3. (n) a short light metallic sound
  4. (v) make or emit a high sound
  5. (v) fill the chinks of, as with caulking
  6. (v) make cracks or chinks in

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In Washington, Federal Judge Ben Moore opened a chink in the Taft-Hartley Act this week.
  2. And once the film begins to unfold you will with equal ease see the chink in Hector's armor.
  3. The court's ruling puts a chink in campaign finance law, but it also shows the ideological limits of the Roberts Court.

News

  • Review: The Aptly Titled ‘Sh!t’ Shows Future In A Rare Stumble

    Oh "Sh!t"—Future shows a chink in his platinum-plated armor It would be quite tempting to dismiss Atlanta rapper, songwriter, and producer Future as a mere gimmick. After all, when you've been branded early on as the two-fisted, street-fueled version of former Auto-Tune king T-Pain, it’s tough to get around the sheer novelty of a 29-year-old grown man detailing his past D-boy exploits with the ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

Quotes

  1. "It's hard to defend against them," Kent said. "They get a little chink hit here, a little chink hit there, they move the runner, then they get a hard-hit base hit. They don't slow down. They don't strike out much."
    on May 19, 2007 By: Jeff Kent Source: USA Today

  2. "We had all kind of opportunities in this game," Polk said. "We finally got a break in that last inning with that chink hit by Butler. It all evens out at the end."
    on Apr 29, 2007 By: Ron Polk Source: Mississippi State Buldogs

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