What is clink?

  • (noun): 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).
    Synonyms: jail, jailhouse, gaol, slammer
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "clink":

  • (verb): Make a high sound typical of glass.
    Example: "Champagne glasses clinked to make a toast"
  • (noun): A short light metallic sound.
    Synonyms: chink, click

Famous quotes containing the word clink:

    Better have a black face than be worried about black deeds.
    Robert N. Lee, and Rowland V. Lee. Tom Clink (Ernest Cossart)

    A body would think that your heart was as black as your face. People thinks now that sweeps is black all through instead of black all over.
    Robert N. Lee, and Rowland V. Lee. Tom Clink (Ernest Cossart)