Definition of crinking in US English:

crinking

noun

rare
  • The action of crink.

adjective

rare
  • Emitting a thin, sharp sound.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Monthly Magazine and British Register. From crink + -ing<br>mid 19th century; earliest use found in Philip Gosse (1810–1888), zoologist and religious writer. From crink + -ing.

Pronunciation

crinking

/ˈkrɪŋkɪŋ/