chink


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Synonyms for chink

Synonyms for chink

a usually narrow partial opening caused by splitting and rupture

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(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent

a narrow opening as e

a short light metallic sound

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make or emit a high sound

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fill the chinks of, as with caulking

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make cracks or chinks in

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Pile all the ingredients in a tall glass, mix and chink chink your glass with the person sitting next to you.
Matt identified a chink In his own armour, adding critical thinking skills to the group's business dynamic with classes at Harvard University.
The eye is a narrow chink indeed through which we perceive the cosmos; your pupil in the dark opens to no more than about 7 millimeters wide.
With a pedagogical intent and with no intention to derogate, she could utter (1) "Yao Ming is Chinese, but he's not a chink," or any other sentence among (2)-(8)--with the only exception of (3).
Richard Dunn, the track's leading bookmaker, said: "I saw the message from Mr Price, and it is most welcome chink of light - and reflects the reality of the problems in developing the site, but also the need for a good, safe local amenity.
Reverie As I gazed at the flames of the fire, I recalled for the first time in years, The long toasting fork made of brass wire And the child in me fancies she hears That sweet chink of the knife on the plate As it cut through the butter before Being rasped across toast which we ate Up in relays eager for more.
Ba gave Newcastle a chink of hope only for Holt to seal it for the Canaries.
If there is a chink in the armor, where can he improve his game?
He now wants to manoeuvre the age-old voting system and scheme for a chink in the armour to favour a future Labour Government.
I want a story so sugary that no chink of real life could penetrate its sentimentality.
She hollers and can't hear me answer back because the machine's been so loud an iron chink in her ear for months the whole world rolling around in ice.
hoteliers, airline executives and travel operators are watching for the tiniest chink in the sugar cane curtain--and with good reason.
This could be the first chink into the armor of the virus," he adds.
When we sit together and chink glasses, the sound is like our church bells, a symbol of harmony and good cheer," said Roiderer.
Local first--timer Baun Mah adopted Michael Moore's tongue-in-cheek style with his sardonic A Chink in the Armour, which skewers every Asian stereotype from bad drivers to math geniuses to martial artists.