ink (noun, verb) past tense: inked LISTEN
Ink is a fluid used for writing or drawing.
- George filled his fountain pen with black ink.
- The artist prefers drawing with pen and ink rather than pencil.
Ink also means ‘to draw or write with ink.’
- The lawyer inked the contract.
Before the ink is dry: after signing an agreement, things change very quickly. Example: “The newly married couple realized that they had made a big mistake before the ink was dry.”
Did you know?
People refer to their tattoos as their ink. Watch this video where Post Malone describes his ink:
In pop culture
The Ink Spots was a popular singing group in the 1930s and 1940s. In this video, they sing “If I Didn’t Care.” The lyrics are in the comments below the video:
There are other meanings of ink.