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British Dictionary definitions for dinkie

dinkie

noun
  1. an affluent married childless person
adjective
  1. designed for or appealing to dinkies

Word Origin

C20: from d (ouble) i (ncome) n (o) k (ids) + -ie
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for dinkie

Historical Examples

  • I have tried talking with little Dinkie, and reasoning with him.

    The Prairie Mother

    Arthur Stringer

  • Dinkie, in the meantime, was waking 297 every now and then and barking like a baby-coyote.

    The Prairie Mother

    Arthur Stringer

  • When breakfast was over I tried Dinkie with hot gruel, but he declined it.

    The Prairie Mother

    Arthur Stringer

  • I have my Dinkie and my Poppsy, and nothing can take them away from me.

    The Prairie Child

    Arthur Stringer

  • But before Dinkie went he slowly crossed the room and kissed me.

    The Prairie Child

    Arthur Stringer


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