O o


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [oingk]
    • /ɔɪŋk/
    • /ɔɪŋk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oingk]
    • /ɔɪŋk/

Definitions of oink word

  • verb without object oink to make the characteristic sound of a pig; grunt. 1
  • noun oink the squealing or grunting sound made by a pig. 1
  • noun oink The characteristic grunting sound of a pig. 1
  • noun oink grunt or squeal of a pig 1
  • exclamation oink an imitation or representation of the grunt of a pig 0
  • noun oink the grunt of a pig, or a sound in imitation of it 0

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Origin of oink

First appearance:

before 1940
One of the 7% newest English words
First recorded in 1940-45; imitative

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Parts of speech for Oink


oink popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

oink usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for oink

noun oink

  • lawman — an officer of the law, as a sheriff or police officer.
  • detective — A detective is someone whose job is to discover what has happened in a crime or other situation and to find the people involved. Some detectives work in the police force and others work privately.
  • force — physical power or strength possessed by a living being: He used all his force in opening the window.
  • man — Unix manual page
  • police — Also called police force. an organized civil force for maintaining order, preventing and detecting crime, and enforcing the laws.

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