"pinks" in the noun sense
a light shade of red
2. pink, garden pink
any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
3. pinko, pink
a person with mildly leftist political views
"pinks" in the verb sense
1. tap, rap, knock, pink
make light, repeated taps on a surface
"he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"
2. pink, ping, knock
sound like a car engine that is firing too early
"the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline"
"The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded"
cut in a zigzag pattern with pinking shears, in sewing
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