noun, plural minks, (especially collectively) mink.
- minié ball,
- minke whale,
- minkowski space-time,
- minkowski world
Origin of mink
Examples from the Web for mink
This past January, the idea of MINK came to Choi—the concept, from thought to finished product, took roughly a month.This 3-D Printer Can Change Fashion's Diversity Problem|Erin Cunningham|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One 1918 example, in wispy silk chiffon and lace is even trimmed in mink!
How cold does it have to be to justify one of their mink dresses?
The mink, nothing daunted, crouched again, in readiness for whatever that something might be.Red Fox|Charles G. D. Roberts
Presently, a mink came out where poor Bunny first appeared—nose to the ground, and hunting like a ferret.Two Years in Oregon|Wallis Nash
Some dogs will not run mink unless especially trained while others take naturally to mink hunting.Hunting Dogs|Oliver Hartley
Mink are great travelers, but each individual animal has his regular route and seldom ventures far out of his course.Fur Farming|A. R. Harding
I smoked an inexpensive cigar; Mink lit a more pretentious one.Police!!!|Robert W. Chambers
noun plural mink or minks
Word Origin for mink
early 15c., "skin or fur of the mink," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish menk "a stinking animal in Finland"). Applied in English to the animal itself from 1620s.