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Definition of Chink


  1. A small cleft, rent, or fissure, of greater length than breadth; a gap or crack; as, the chinks of wall.
  2. To crack; to open.
  3. To cause to open in cracks or fissures.
  4. To fill up the chinks of; as, to chink a wall.
  5. A short, sharp sound, as of metal struck with a slight degree of violence.
  6. Money; cash.
  7. To cause to make a sharp metallic sound, as coins, small pieces of metal, etc., by bringing them into collision with each other.
  8. To make a slight, sharp, metallic sound, as by the collision of little pieces of money, or other small sonorous bodies.

Chink Translations

chink in French is interstice, cliquetis
chink in German is Spalt, klimpern, klirren, Ritze, Spalte
chink in Italian is fessura, tinntinnare
chink in Spanish is grieta, quiebra
chink in Swedish is spricka, springa