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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tinkle, tink, clink, chinkverb

    make or emit a high sound

    "tinkling bells"


  1. tinknoun

    A sharp, quick sound; a tinkle.

  2. tinkverb

    To emit a high-pitched noise.

    Jimmy heard the bells tink.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Tinkverb

    To make a sharp shrill noise.

    Etymology: tinnio, Latin; tincian, Welsh


  1. tink

    Tink typically refers as a noise resembling the light tinkling sound of a small bell, often used to imitate or represent such a sound. However, in some contexts, it could also be used as a term or slang for a gypsy/traveler in Scotland. The word isn't used much in modern English. It's also the diminutive form of "tinker," someone who repairs or makes things, particularly involving metal. Additionally, it could also refer to a character named 'Tink' in TV shows, movies, books etc. like 'Tinkerbell' from Peter Pan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tinkverb

    to make a sharp, shrill noise; to tinkle

  2. Tinknoun

    a sharp, quick sound; a tinkle

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  2. TINK

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. TINK

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Tink is ranked #141140 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Tink surname appeared 118 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Tink.

    93.2% or 110 total occurrences were White.
    4.2% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tink in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tink in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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