a small Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, distinguished by its small scales and long anal fin and by the bright red spawning coloration of males, occurring from California to Alaska and in waters of Japan: fished commercially and for sport.
any salmon having pale pink flesh, esp Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, of the Pacific Ocean
the flesh of such a fish
- Pink-shirt book
publication “The Peter Norton Programmer’s Guide to the IBM PC”. The original cover featured a picture of Peter Norton with a silly smirk on his face, wearing a pink shirt. Perhaps in recognition of this usage, the current edition has a different picture of Norton wearing a pink shirt. See also book titles. [Jargon File] […]
[pingk-slip] /ˈpɪŋkˈslɪp/ verb (used with object), pink-slipped, pink-slipping. 1. to dismiss from a job: He will be pink-slipped next month. noun 1. notice of dismissal from one’s job. noun 1. (US, informal) a notice of redundancy issued to an employee noun phrase verb : They had pink-slipped Hartz one brutal afternoon (1915+) Related Terms get […]
[pingk-ster] /ˈpɪŋk stər/ noun, Hudson Valley: Older Use. 1. .
noun 1. . noun 1. a wild azalea, Rhododendron periclymenoides, of the U.S., having pink or purplish flowers.