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pinken

[ping-kuh n]
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verb (used without object)
  1. to grow or turn pink.
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Origin of pinken

First recorded in 1885–90; pink1 + -en1
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Examples from the Web for pinkened

Historical Examples

  • Their faces were tight, angry, smudged with smoke and pinkened by the heat.

    Makers

    Cory Doctorow

  • On his abdomen were two pink, oblong spots of the same tint and shape as the pinkened tips of the false petals.

    The Log of the Sun

    William Beebe