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1) An narrow opening and vunerable area in one's armor that the opponent will usually aim for. This term relies on "chink" in the sense of "a crack or gap," a meaning dating from about 1400 and used figuratively since the mid-1600s.

2) A figurative term for a one's weakness, largest flaw or their prevention of success.
1) Because of the chink in the armor of Sir Lancelot, his opponent was able to break past his defense and inflict a dangerous flesh wound.

2) We would have aced this presentation if Leo wasn't in our group. He didn't study at all, he's the chink in the armor.
by Little.Lying.Delilah October 10, 2009
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1.) A fissure or flaw in a piece of armour that compromises its defensive abilities.

2.) Mistakes made by Asian-American athletes of Chinese or Taiwanese descent during a game that results in a loss for the team.

3.) A racist slur with a double meaning, the use of which under the previous definition can get you fired if you work for a news agency such as ESPN.
Apparently there's a chink in the armor. Jeremy Lin threw 9 interceptions during last Friday's game, costing the Knicks the game. They blew a 7-game winning streak.
by RobertV1984 February 20, 2012
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