What is Pink ?

Pink is (adj) 1. pale red or flesh coloured She uses pink paper when she writes to her friends. 2. tickled pink feeling very pleased and happy (informal.) We were tickled pink to get our first letter from our little granddaughter. (noun) 1. a pale red colour The bright pink of the geraniums shows clearly across the garden. 2. a garden flower which has a sweet smell, like a small carnation There was a bunch of pinks on the table.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level