informal (Of a machine) not working properly; out of order: the computer’s on the blink
More example sentences
- The chip fat filtering machine went on the blink and a manager decided to cut corners.
- But it's the relatively trivial things which are the most maddening and frustrating - TVs conking out, ovens going on the blink, computers crashing.
- In exasperation Alan finally said: ‘Either there's something wrong with your modem or your computer's on the blink.’
Definition of on the blink in:
- The US English dictionary