adjective -er, -est
- 1.1(cheeks)my face went bright pink→ tickle 1 2me puse coloradaExample sentences1.2 (slightly left-wing) [colloquial]
- Remove the pink corals from the white scallops then wrap strips of smoked salmon round the sides of the scallops.
- The skin should be smooth and have a white or light pink colour.
- Some of the later flowering hybrids are more unusual in their colour with pink trumpets and white petals.
- However, the pink revolution failed with the victory of a hardliner.
- 1 uncountable (color) to be in the pink(in top form)estar en plena forma(happy)estar feliz de la vidaExample sentences
- Becca's room, which the girl had proudly shown him, was sort of the same shade, but in pink.
- Similar pigments occur in pink, red, and, surprisingly, blue petals.
- The best bets for backing are highlighted blue and for laying in pink.
- 2 uncountablealso: hunting pinkcasaca (feminine) or chaqueta (feminine) roja de cazaExample sentences
- More than 1,200 of them including farmers, gamekeepers and riders in hunting pink warned that their action was the start of a ‘summer of discontent’ to highlight opposition in the countryside to the threatened ban.
- Just when hunting pink is to be outlawed, cagoule red is being given the green light today, with armies of walkers now allowed to wander across ‘private’ property
- Banning battery farming would do a lot more good than banning hunting, but there isn't the emotional punch of watching Otis cry because he'll have to donate his hunting pink to Oxfam.
- (Botany)clavelina (feminine)Example sentences
- Don't plant daisies, pinks, dianthus and carnations.
- A brief overview of the different characteristics of carnations, pinks, and sweet Williams will perhaps help you to make wise choices for your garden.
- These included lilacs, lindens, Virginia creeper, marigolds, sunflowers, honeysuckle, pinks, and daisies.
- 1 (cut with pinking shears)(cloth)cortar con tijera dentadaExample sentences
- Ornamental gauntlets with swirling embroidery and pinked edges were patented by F. Farrant.
- Fancier edge stitches could include binding with Lycra, blanket stitch, pinking, overcast with the serger, or turning under and stitching.
- (British English) (Cars) (engine)Example sentences
- Eventually I gave up trying to accelerate hard because the engine started pinking, which seemed to get worse as time went by, so maybe it was running below par.
- This is known as pinking, and can be identified by a knocking sound coming from the engine.
- Between lines, Tioxide is not denying that TC30 could cause pinking but considers it is Hydropolymer's problem not ours’.
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