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chink

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of chink

  1. 1 a vulnerable point before the tournament she studied tapes of her chief rival, looking for the chink in her game Synonyms back, Achilles' heel, jugular, soft spot, underbellyRelated Words downfall, ruin, undoing; hamartia, tragic flaw

  2. 2 an irregular usually narrow break in a surface created by pressure plugged the chinks in the walls with mortar Synonyms check, crack, cleft, cranny, crevice, fissure, rift, splitRelated Words crevasse; craze, hairline; fracture, rupture; breach, gap, opening; cut, gash, incision, slit


chink

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chink

  1. to make a repeated sharp light ringing sound in the breeze the flag's chain chinked against the flagpole Synonyms jingle, clink, tingle, tinkleRelated Words clang, clangor, clank, clash, crash; clack, clatter, rattle; chime, ding, ding-dong, gong, jangle, ping, plink, ring


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