Definition of in the pink in English:

in the pink


  • In extremely good health and spirits.

    • ‘This keeps doctors in the pink, so to speak, and gives the sisters opportunity to discuss at length which medicos hands are colder than the others.’
    • ‘It kept them in the pink, as all exercise does, even if they did not win a prize at a meet.’
    • ‘For many firms, health care design is in the pink.’
    • ‘One of Bradford's biggest professional firms is in the pink after snapping-up a Leeds-based rival.’
    • ‘But you know, usually with a little extra TLC and a lot of extra sleep hopefully; dads take note, most news moms start to feel pretty much in the pink within a couple of weeks.’
    • ‘The hope is that when markets finally bounce they will be back in the pink.’
    • ‘Mr Ramsden said today: ‘We are absolutely in the pink now it's back.’’
    • ‘A few changes to your eating habits, like avoiding fried and other fat-laden foods, can keep those tiny penile arteries clog-free - and keep you in the pink.’
    • ‘But something tells me, despite all the vicissitudes, setbacks and struggles of a long career, that she will still be in the pink.’
    • ‘On the football side, however, Arbroath this season have simply been in the pink.’
    in good health, in perfect health, very healthy, very well, hale and hearty, bursting with health, in rude health
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