WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
ink•y /ˈɪŋki/USA pronunciation   adj.,  -i•er, -i•est. 
  1. black as ink:inky shadows.
  2. resembling ink.
  3. stained with ink.
ink•i•ness, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
ink•y  (ingkē),USA pronunciation adj.,  ink•i•er, ink•i•est. 
  1. black as ink:inky shadows.
  2. resembling ink:The solution was an inky liquid.
  3. stained with ink:inky fingers.
  4. of or pertaining to ink.
  5. consisting of or containing ink.
  6. written with ink.
inki•ness, n. 
  • ink + -y1 1575–85


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

inky /ˈɪŋkɪ/ adj (inkier, inkiest)
  1. resembling ink, esp in colour; dark or black
  2. of, containing, or stained with ink

ˈinkiness n



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