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Definition of the noun oink

What does oink mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: oinks

  1. the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • synonym of oink: grunt
    • more generic word: noise = sound of any kind

Alternative definition of the noun oink


  1. The sound made by a pig, or an imitation thereof.

Definition of the verb oink

What does oink mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: oinked | oinking | oinks

  1. utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs

Alternative definition of the verb oink


  1. [intransitive] Of a pig or in imitation thereof, to make its characteristic sound.

Other definitions of oink

What does oink also mean?


  1. Representing the sound made by a pig.
  2. Drawing attention to male chauvinism (from the term male chauvinist pig).


"Oink" a.k.a. "Oink!" is a video game produced and published by Activision and released in 1982 for the Atari 2600 video game system. Designed by Mike Lorenzen, Oink! is inspired by the fairy tale "The Three Little Pigs" and casts the player as a pig defending his home from a wolf bent on destroying it.

  • mode: Multiplayer video game, Single-player video game
  • publisher: Activision
  • released on (32 years ago)


  1. "Oink" is a 1995 short film directed by Rand Ravich, who later directed The Astronaut's Wife. Oink premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 1995.
  2. "Oink" a.k.a. "Oink!" is a film, directed by Frank Parker.


"Oink" is a book by Roger Hargreaves.


  1. "Oink" is a musical EP of C156.
    • released in (5 years ago)
  2. "Oink" is a musical album of Hog Hoggidy Hog.
  3. "Oink" is a composition.


  1. Oink a.k.a. Oink! was a British comic for children which was published from 3 May 1986 to 22 October 1988. It set out to be deliberately anarchic, reminiscent of Viz but for children. The creators also cited Mad magazine as a major influence.
  2. Oink is a payment enabler that allows children to safely make purchases online or in-store while keeping parents in control of all aspects of spending. The technology is COPPA-compliant, PCI DSS Level 1 compliant and TRUSTe certified. The company has been featured in many articles as the first company to digitize a teen's monthly allowance. Forbes referred to the service as "PayPal for Kids".

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Oink

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Google previewMobile-to-mobile Wireless Channels (2012)

by Alenka Zajić

Oink is the nth angle of arrival in ...

Google previewSonia Sanchez's Poetic Spirit through Haiku (2017)

by John Zheng

The word oink is a pun that means both the noise coming from the mouth of a policeman and the noise made by a pig. The metaphor of the policeman as a pig through the repetition of the onomatopoeic word creates a mixed feeling of angst ...

Google previewOur Black Year (2013)

One Family's Quest to Buy Black in America's Racially Divided Economy by Maggie Anderson

Moo & Oink is a Chicago-based, White-owned chain of stores selling low-quality, high-priced meats. Due to its famous ads— with Black voiceovers and Black singers, airing only on Black-themed (but not Black-owned) radio stations—and the ...

Google previewPig Pens (2010)

by Pam Scheunemann

Hogsley loves math, Oink is a science whiz, and history is hog-heaven for Sooey. Pigs can get bored. To keep from getting ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

81, 1996 oink...

87, 1970 oink ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

UK, 1932 oink noun a police officer.

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

chop Pigpen—sty Pig's foot/paw—trotter Pig's noise—oink Pigeon—dove Pigeon shelter—cote Pigeon target—clay Pigeon's sound—coo Piggery—sty Piggish—porcine, prissy Piggish noise/sound—oink Piglet newly weaned—shoat , shote ...

Google previewPonapean-English Dictionary (1979)

by Kenneth L. Rehg, Damian G. Sohl

oink to oink, to grunt, of 198 newspaper English-Ponapean.

Google previewTruespel Book Two: Phonetic Dictionary of USA English (2006)

by Thomas E. Zurinskas

~oezoenisffeerikool - ozonospherical ~oezzoenik - ozonic ~oezzoenisfeer - ozonosphere ~oil - oil ~oilee'er - oilier ~oilee'ist - oiliest ~oileeyer - oilier ~ oileeyist - oiliest ~oiler - oiler ~oilkan - oilcan ~oilklauthh - oilcloth ~oilskin - oilskin ~oink ...

Google previewSleeping with the Dictionary (2002)

by Harryette Mullen

Oh-oh, oink oink. Pago Pago, Palau Palau, papa, pawpaw, peepee, Phen ...

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Scrabble value of O1I1N1K5

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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