ink´like´


ink´like´
ink «ihngk», noun, verb.
–n.
1. a colored or black liquid used for writing, printing, or drawing.
2. a dark liquid thrown out for protection by cuttlefish.
–v.t.
1. to put ink on; mark or stain with ink: »

A poor gentleman who inks the seams of his coat (Herman Melville).

2. to cover (type, an engraving, or printing block) with ink to print with.
[< Old French enque < Late Latin encaustum < Greek énkauston, neuter adjective < stem of enkaíein burn in < en- in + kaíein to burn]
ink´er, noun.
ink´less, adjective.
ink´like´, adjective.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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