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clink

noun, slang

Synonyms and Antonyms of clink

  1. a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody <I once spent a night in the clink, and it's an experience I don't want to repeat> Synonyms bastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, jail [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jailhouse, joint [slang], jug, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]Related Words bull pen, cage, cell, hole, tank; block, ward; glasshouse [British], guardhouse, hulk(s); concentration camp, gulag, labor camp, prison camp, stalag, work camp; dungeon, keep, oubliette; reformatory, reform school, training schoolNear Antonyms outside




clink

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of clink

  1. to make a repeated sharp light ringing sound <coins clinking in his pocket as he traipsed down the street> Synonyms chink, jingle, tingle, tinkleRelated Words clang, clangor, clank, clash, crash; clack, clatter, rattle; chime, ding, ding-dong, gong, jangle, ping, plink, ring




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