5 letter words with INK in the middle

The following list contains 15 five letter words in English

5 letter words with INK in the middle in English

Common 5 letter words with INK in the middle with meaning

Parts of Speech

Jinks is a noun and a verb.


As a noun, jinks means lively and cheerful activity or behavior. As a verb, jinks means to have fun or to play around.


US: /dʒɪŋks/

UK: /dʒɪŋks/

Origin and Usage

The origin of jinks is uncertain, but it is believed to have originated from the Scottish word "jink" which means to move quickly or to dodge. It was first used in the 17th century and has been used in English literature since then.


As a noun, synonyms for jinks include fun, merriment, and frolic. As a verb, synonyms for jinks include play, fool around, and have fun.

Related Words

Links, skink, kinks, dinks, sinks

Example Sentences

As a noun:

  1. They had a lot of jinks at the party last night.
  2. The kids were full of jinks as they ran around the park.

As a verb:

  1. The friends decided to jinks around the city for the day.
  2. They jinksed around the house, playing games and laughing.
Pinks 1. Parts of Speech: Noun and Verb 2. Definitions:
  • Noun: a type of flower with fringed petals and typically pink in color.
  • Noun: a light reddish-pink color.
  • Verb: to cut or nick with a tool or weapon, leaving a small indentation or mark.
  • Verb: to decorate with a perforated or punched pattern.
3. Pronunciations:
  • US: /pɪŋks/
  • UK: /pɪŋks/
4. Origin and Usage: The noun "pinks" is derived from the Dutch word "pinck" which means small, and was originally used to describe a type of small sailing vessel. The flower "pinks" was named after the boat due to its fringed edges resembling the boats sails. The verb "pinks" originally referred to the act of making small cuts or nicks with a pointed tool, and later came to refer to the act of decorating with a perforated or punched pattern. "Pinks" can also refer to a light reddish-pink color. 5. Synonyms:
  • Flower: carnation, dianthus
  • Color: rose, salmon
  • Verb: nick, score, punch, perforate
6. Related Words:
  • Flower: roses, tulip
  • Color: coral, blush
  • Verb: carve, notch, cut
7. Example Sentences:
  • The garden was filled with pinks and other colorful flowers.
  • The walls of the room were painted a soft shade of pinks.
  • The blacksmith pinks the metal to create a decorative pattern.
  • She used a punch to pink the edges of the paper for a unique effect.
Parts of Speech:


  1. A semiaquatic weasel-like animal with dark brown fur, native to North America and Eurasia.
  2. A small, soft, luxurious fur obtained from the mink and used to make coats and other clothing.
  • US: /mɪŋks/
  • UK: /mɪŋks/
Origin and Usage:

The word "minks" originated from the Middle English word "minke" and the Old Norse word "minkr". It has been used since the 16th century to refer to the animal and since the early 20th century to refer to the fur. The fur of minks is considered to be one of the most valuable and luxurious furs, and it has been used in the fashion industry for many years.

  • Mink fur
  • Mink coat
  • Mink stole
Related Words:
  • Minim
  • Minke
  • Minor
  • Mince
  • Minds
Example Sentences:
  1. The minks were seen swimming in the river.
  2. She wore a mink coat to the party.
Links 1. Parts of Speech

Links is a noun and a verb.

2. Definitions
  • As a noun, links refers to a plural form of "link," which means a relationship or connection between two things.
  • As a verb, links means to connect or join together.
3. Pronunciations (US, UK)
  • US pronunciation: /lɪŋks/
  • UK pronunciation: /lɪŋks/
4. Origin and Usage

The word "links" originated from Middle English and Old English, where it referred to a chain or a series of connected loops. In golf, "links" refers to a type of golf course that is situated along the coast and is characterized by sand dunes and tall grass. As a verb, "links" is commonly used in the context of connecting or joining together different things, such as web pages or documents.

5. Synonyms
  • Noun: connections, relationships, ties, associations, bonds
  • Verb: connect, join, unite, attach, fasten
6. Related Words
  • Chain
  • Bonds
  • Unite
  • Joiner
  • Clasp
7. Example Sentences
  • As a noun: She discovered links between the two crimes that the police had missed.
  • As a verb: The IT department links all of the computers together to create a network.
Parts of Speech


  1. Having or showing unconventional sexual preferences or behaviour.
  2. Having twists or curls that form irregular or angular shapes.
  3. Unconventional or unusual in a way that is seen as strikingly new or original.
  • US: /ˈkɪŋki/
  • UK: /ˈkɪŋki/
Origin and Usage

The word "kinky" originated from the Dutch word "kink" which means a twist or curl. It was first recorded in the English language in the mid-19th century. The term is most commonly used to describe unconventional sexual preferences or behaviour, particularly those involving bondage, domination, and sadomasochism (BDSM). It is also used to describe hair that is tightly curled or twisted in an unusual way. In recent years, the word has also been used to describe unconventional or unusual behaviour or ideas that are seen as strikingly new or original.

  • Perverted
  • Deviant
  • Bizarre
  • Unconventional
  • Unusual
Related Words
  • Twist
  • Curly
  • Frizz
  • Wavy
  • Crazy
Example Sentences
  1. She has a kinky side that she likes to explore in the bedroom.
  2. His hair was so kinky that it was impossible to comb.
  3. The artist had some really kinky ideas for his next project.