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  Definition of clink
  1. a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
  2. a short light metallic sound
  3. make or emit a high sound; "tinkling bells"
  4. make a high sound typical of glass; "champagne glasses clinked to make a toast"
Similar Words: jail, jailhouse, gaol, slammer, chink, click, tinkle, tink

 

Hyponyms: bastille, holding cell, hoosegow, hoosgow, house of correction, lockup, pokey, workhouse

 

Derivational Morphology: imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand, tinkle, tink, chink, click, tick, snap, ting

 

 
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