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How to Pronounce oink?

Correct pronunciation for the word "oink" is [ˈɔ͡ɪŋk], [ˈɔ‍ɪŋk], [ˈɔɪ_ŋ_k].

What are the misspellings for oink?

"Oink" in context

Oink is an informal way of expressing an animal's snorting sound. It is particularly recognizable to young children, because it is usually used to refer to the noises made by pigs. Oink is widely heard in media, such as cartoons and nursery rhymes, and is often used without any explanation as to its animal origin.

The origin of oink is likely derived from the reduplicated sound of the English word 'pig'. This was likely created as a way to refer to the animals without actually using the full word.

Usage over time for oink:

This graph shows how "oink" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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