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[ping-kish] /ˈpɪŋ kɪʃ/
somewhat pink:
The sky at sunset has a pinkish glow.
Origin of pinkish
1775-85; pink1 + -ish1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The thymus is of a pinkish-gray color, soft, and lobulated on its surfaces.
  • In the fresh state it is of a pinkish tinge at the pyloric end, and of a red or reddish-brown color over the rest of its surface.
  • Flowers are pinkish lavender, bluish lavender, or white.
  • In late spring, the plant is covered with fragrant white or pinkish white flowers with yellow blotch.
  • Our home used to be a pinkish-taupe, which was a horrible background for yellow- or chartreuse-leaved plants.
  • Mixing that powder with sap or another binder yields a reddish or pinkish paint, possibly to adorn the body or the face.
  • By contrast, healthy lungs appear pinkish and inflated.
  • Back brownish with noticeable streaks and pinkish ground color.
  • Legs are dark to pinkish in color, the head unfeathered.
  • Sitting in a café and watching the cathedral take on a pinkish glow in the setting sun is a pleasure not to be missed.

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