Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

sinkage

play
noun sink·age \ˈsiŋ-kij\

Definition of sinkage

  1. 1 :  depression, indentation

  2. 2 :  the process or degree of sinking

  3. 3 :  the distance from the top line of a full page to the first line of lowered matter



1847

First Known Use of sinkage

1847

Rhymes with sinkage


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sinkage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).