pink up(redirected from pinks up)
1. Of skin, to become pink in color, especially due to a return or excess of blood in the tissue. I could feel my face pinking up from embarrassment. It will take time for the transplanted kidney to pink up.
2. To cause someone or something to become pink in color. The doctors attempted to pink the baby up after she failed to breathe normally at birth. The thought of being scolded by her parents pinked Janet up with shame.
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