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Verb: clink  klingk
  1. Make a high sound typical of glass
    "champagne glasses clinked to make a toast"
     
  2. Make or emit a high sound
    "clinking bells";
    - tinkle, tink, chink
Noun: clink  klingk
  1. A short light metallic sound
    - chink, click
     
  2. A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    - jail, jailhouse, gaol [Brit], slammer, poky, pokey, calaboose [Austral], prison

Derived forms: clinking, clinked, clinks

Type of: correctional institution, go, sound

Encyclopedia: Clink