[ ping-kuh n ]
/ ˈpɪŋ kən /

verb (used without object)

to grow or turn pink.

Origin of pinken

First recorded in 1885–90; pink1 + -en1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pinkened

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

    Makers|Cory Doctorow