Definition of pink verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pink

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//pɪŋk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɪŋk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pink
BrE BrE//pɪŋk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɪŋk//
 
he / she / it pinks
BrE BrE//pɪŋks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɪŋks//
 
past simple pinked
BrE BrE//pɪŋkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɪŋkt//
 
past participle pinked
BrE BrE//pɪŋkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɪŋkt//
 
-ing form pinking
BrE BrE//ˈpɪŋkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪŋkɪŋ//
 
 
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(British English) (North American English ping) [intransitive] (of a car engine) to make knocking sounds because the fuel is not burning correctly Word Originverb early 20th cent.: imitative.