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adjective pink pronunciation in British English /pɪŋk/ 
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adjectivepink
comparativepinker
superlativepinkest
  1. 1
    between red and white in colour. If something is similar to this colour, you can say that it is a pinkish or pinky colour

    His cheeks turned pink with embarrassment.

    She was wearing a bright pink dress.

    pinkish-grey stone

  2. 2
    [usually before noun] informal relating to people who are gay

    Businesses are targeting the pink market.

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