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Topic: COLOURS

Date: 1600-1700
Origin: Probably from PINK22

pink

1 adjective
     
pink1 S2 W3
1CC pale red:
bright pink lipstick
Hannah's face went pink.
shocking pink
2 [only before noun] British English relating to people who are homosexual

➔ be tickled pink

at tickle1 (3)
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