pen and ink

• Rhyming Slang for stink. Used in it's full form.

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  • Pen and ink — Pen Pen, n. [OE. penne, OF. penne, pene, F. penne, fr. L. penna.] 1. A feather. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A wing. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. An instrument used for writing with ink, formerly made of a reed, or of the quill of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pen-and-ink — Pen Pen, n. [OE. penne, OF. penne, pene, F. penne, fr. L. penna.] 1. A feather. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A wing. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. An instrument used for writing with ink, formerly made of a reed, or of the quill of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pen and ink — refers to a technique of drawing or writing, in which colored (this includes black) ink is applied to paper using a pen or other stylus. It may be used as a medium for sketches, or for finished works of art. Pen and ink also lends itself to fine… …   Wikipedia

  • pen-and-ink — n, vb British (to) stink. An early 20th century cock ney rhyming slang term which has sur vived to the present. It can be used as a noun phrase, as in there s a real pen and ink in here! or as a verb, normally in a form such as it don t half pen… …   Contemporary slang

  • pen and ink — ADJ: usu ADJ n A pen and ink drawing is done using a pen rather than a pencil …   English dictionary

  • pen-and-ink — adj. Pen and ink is used with these nouns: ↑sketch …   Collocations dictionary

  • pen and ink — I Australian Slang 1. stink; 2. alcoholic drink (rhyming slang) II Cockney Rhyming Slang Stink That s a bit of a pen and ink …   English dialects glossary

  • pen-and-ink — noun a drawing executed with pen and ink (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑drawing …   Useful english dictionary

  • pen and ink — noun A stink …   Wiktionary

  • Pen and ink — 1. stink; 2. alcoholic drink (rhyming slang) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • pen and ink — Meaning Stink. Origin Cockney rhyming slang …   Meaning and origin of phrases

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