Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: sunk
IPA transcription: [s'ʌŋk]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: done_for(p), ruined, sunk, undone, washed-up
    Meaning: doomed to extinction
Usage examples
  • Or another ship sunk?"
  • Sunk into a gloomy reverie
  • Sunk in a phraseological quagmire
  • Roscoe's head was sunk between his shoulders.
  • "Has that idea sunk into your mind?" asked Ling Chu.
  • Mrs Oldcastle gave a scream, and sunk fainting on a chair.
  • It had sunk more and more--the muddy bottom was showing plainly.
  • "The Northern fire has sunk at many points, and there! and there!
  • We went slowly up the icy path toward the door sunk in the drawside.
  • The moon had sunk into the Libyan wilderness; the eastern sky was red.