Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Somewhat pink.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Somewhat pink.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Somewhat pink.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Somewhat pink.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of a light shade of red

Etymologies

pink +‎ -ish. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Mt. Dawson described as pinkish limestone, with a wedge of dark rock; this very doubtful!

    Scott's Last Expedition Volume I

  • As I gazed at it I recalled the pinkish-yellow butterfly still under its glass in my museum; it had remained there in the same spot, and had preserved its fresh bright hues during the time that I had sailed all round the globe.

    The Story of a Child

  • Mr. Mandelli has sent me many more eggs of this species, mostly deep chocolate-purple, but here and there an egg somewhat paler, what might be called a pinkish chocolate.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

  • Another advised that Schary had 'pinkish' tendencies but that he did not believe that Schary could be classified as one of the more dangerous figures in the film colony.

    Caught in the Crossfire: Adrian Scott and the Politics of Americanism in 1940s Hollywood

  • I layer it with an ESSIE red that is kind of pinkish, and they blend for a perfect fire-engine color.

    Friday Miscellanea: Polls, Tags, Prizes, Winners, etc

  • ‘There I found a seat of some yellow metal that I did not recognize, corroded in places with a kind of pinkish rust and half smothered in soft moss, the arm-rests cast and filed into the resemblance of griffins’ heads.

    The Time Machine, by H. G. Wells

  • 'There I found a seat of some yellow metal that I did not recognize, corroded in places with a kind of pinkish rust and half smothered in soft moss, the arm-rests cast and filed into the resemblance of griffins' heads.

    The Time Machine

  • ‘There I found a seat of some yellow metal that I did not recognize, corroded in places with a kind of pinkish rust and half smothered in soft moss, the arm-rests cast and filed into the resemblance of griffins’ heads.

    Chapter 4

  • ` There I found a seat of some yellow metal that I did not recognize, corroded in places with a kind of pinkish rust and half smothered in soft moss, the arm-rests cast and filed into the resemblance of griffins 'heads.

    The Time Machine

  • Rose gold, also called pink gold or red gold, is characterized by it's alluring "pinkish" hue.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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