Prink vs Trink - What's the difference?

prink | trink |


As nouns the difference between prink and trink

is that prink is the act of adjusting dress or appearance; a sprucing up while trink is (obsolete) a kind of fishing net.

As a verb prink

is (obsolete|or|dialectal) to give a wink; to wink or prink can be to look, gaze.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

prink

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) . More at .

Verb

(en verb)
  • (obsolete, or, dialectal) to give a wink; to wink.
  • Etymology 2

    Perhaps alteration (due to primp) of , (etyl) and (etyl) prunk.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • the act of adjusting dress or appearance; a sprucing up
  • * 2006 , Louisa May Alcott, Little Women :
  • [...] And does my hair look very bad?", said Meg, as she turned from the glass in Mrs. Gardiner's dressing room after a prolonged prink .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to look, gaze
  • to dress finely, primp, preen, spruce up
  • to strut, put on pompous airs, be pretentious
  • Synonyms
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    trink

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A kind of fishing net.
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