Pronunciation: (ingk),[key] —n. 1. a fluid or viscous substance used for writing or printing.
2. a dark, protective fluid ejected by the cuttlefish and other cephalopods.
3. publicity, esp. in print media.
—v.t. 1. to mark, stain, cover, or smear with ink: to ink one's clothes. 2. Slang.to sign one's name to (an official document): We expect to ink the contract tomorrow.