Definition of Chinks

1. Noun. (plural of Chink) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of chink) ¹

3. Noun. A type of chaps. ¹

4. Verb. (third-person singular of chink) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chinks

1. chink [v] - See also: chink

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chinks

chink up
chinkapin
chinkapin oak
chinkapins
chinkara
chinkaras
chinked
chinkerinchee
chinkerinchees
chinkie
chinkier
chinkies
chinkiest
chinking
chinkle
chinks (current term)
chinky
chinless
chinless wonder
chinless wonders
chinlike
chinned
chinnier
chinning
chinning bar
chinny
chino
chino cloth
chinoidine
chinois

Literary usage of Chinks

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1. Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'eighty by Charles Dickens (1868)
"Haredale, haggard and careworn, listening in the solitary house to every soui: that stirred, with the taper shining through the chinks until the day should ..."

2. The Blue Bird: A Fairy Play in Five Acts by Maurice Maeterlinck (1909)
"The daylight penetrates gaily through the chinks of the closed shutters. To the right, at the back, TYLTYL and MYTYL lie sound asleep in their little beds. ..."

3. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine (1864)
"chinks in "dry walls"), while within a stone's throw of the same localities their neighbours in nooks protected from the wind are flying freely. ..."

4. Criminal Trials by David Jardine (1835)
"walls and partitions were struck with mallets to find out hollow places ; and drawn rapiers were thrust into the chinks of the wainscots. ..."

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