Simple Definition of rink
: an often enclosed area that has a special surface of ice, smooth pavement, etc., and that is used for skating
Full Definition of rink
1 a : a smooth extent of ice marked off for curling or ice hockey b : a surface of ice for ice-skating; also : a building containing such a rink c : an enclosure for roller-skating
2 : an alley for lawn bowling
3 : a team in bowls or curling
Examples of rink in a sentence
The hockey team is practicing at the rink.
Origin and Etymology of rink
Middle English (Scots) rinc area in which a contest takes place, from Anglo-French renc row, lists — more at rank
First Known Use: 1787
RINK Defined for Kids
Definition of rink for Students
: a place for ice-skating or roller-skating
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