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pink

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Colours
pinkpink1 /pɪŋk/ ●●● S2 adjective 🔊 🔊 1 CCpale red 🔊 bright pink lipstick 🔊 Hannah’s face went pink. shocking pink2 [only before noun] British EnglishHOMOSEXUAL relating to people who are homosexual be tickled pink at tickle1(3)
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pinkThis species is quite attractive with a pink and gold shell and feeds upon algae and diatom detritus.pink and white stripesA woman crept down her front steps in a pink bathrobe, her hand holding on to the rail beside the steps.Stems of pale pink blooms above bright green leaves.pink carnationsThe prettiest was the one in the pale pink jacket, who never looked around her as she worked.The pink Kaopectate left milky, stringy strands on the bathroom sink.They slid away furtively, the pink lids blinking.bright pinkAdd the salmon, scallops and shrimp and stir-fry until the shrimp turn bright pink.If your skin is bright pink and slightly painful, you have got a definite burn.His long neck was tinged a bright pink as though reflecting some internal glow.It is a smooth spreading sausage, similar in texture to a fine liver sausage, with a bright pink colour.It was a bright pink crooked pena novelty item that belonged to my daughter.I had in fact made my own labels using some vulgarly bright pink fluorescent cardboard I had found lying about.The central exhibit is a bright pink, skeletal temple in which the Prince's central advice to architects is enshrined.We have ten videos and ten bright pink Stepping Out bags as prizes in a 7 Days Plus competition.
Related topics: Colours, Plants, Gardening
pinkpink2 ●●● S2 noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable, uncountable]CC a pale red colour 🔊 Her room was decorated in bright pinks and purples. 🔊 She had arrived dressed in pink.2 [countable]HBPDLG a garden plant with pink, white, or red flowers3 in the pink
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pinkIt did not turn an appetizing pink.With her blue-black qi-pao, they bordered on desperate pink.Her cheeks were flushed and her eyes sparkled, while the deep rose pink of the bodice suited her to perfection.Although many range from shocking pink to cerise, the blue pulse gives the whole place a purple glow.Stronger pinks can be softened with brush-stroke application.
PinkPink 🔊 🔊 (1979-) a US pop singer and songwriter, who was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her successful records include Get the Party Started (2001), So What (2008) and Raise Your Glass (2010). She is married to the motocross racer Carey Hart. Her real name is Alecia Moore.
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