Definition of inky in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪŋki/

adjective (inkier, inkiest)

1As dark as ink: the cold inky blackness of a Mexican cave
More example sentences
  • With a gasp from the motors and a jolt, the ship surged into the overwhelming blackness of space, inky dark except for the sprinkling of stars.
  • She wasn't just there on Halloween night - she was there every night… Especially on dark, inky black winter ones.
  • His eyes were a dark brown, almost inky brown, black in a sense.
2Stained with ink: bureaucrats with inky fingers
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  • He had been trying to coordinate a week of anti-war campaigning on campus and had just wiped inky fingers across one of the pristine T-shirts.
  • My fingers are a bit inky after reading, mind - anyone else getting that?
  • He takes strand of her two-tone hair and twists it in his inky fingers.



Pronunciation: /ˈɪŋkɪnəs/
Example sentences
  • Feel the depth of her gooey blackness - the inkiness of the ocean bottom with predators of shiny eyes and hooks on their body looming around her.
  • The newest member in the 908th Expeditionary Refueling Squadron, she struggled to control her nerves as the newly trained boom operator refueled fighter aircraft over a war zone - in the inkiness of night - for the first time.
  • There are also some scenes where the blacks are a bit dark and oversaturated, leading to an inkiness and loss of definition in some scenes.

Words that rhyme with inky

dinky, Helsinki, Kinki, kinky, minke, pinkie, pinky, slinky, stinky, stotinki

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