binky

[ bing-kee ]
/ ˈbɪŋ ki /

noun, plural bin·kies.

the playful twisting leap that a rabbit makes, usually with a 180–turn in midair: Horace is a Dutch rabbit with an exuberant binky.

verb (used without object), bin·kied, bin·ky·ing.

(of a rabbit) to make a playful twisting leap, usually with a 180–turn in midair: It’s delightful to watch our bunnies binkying in the backyard.

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Origin of binky

First recorded in 1975–80; possibly from Binky, the bucktoothed rabbit protagonist in Life in Hell, a comic book series by Matt Groening (born 1954), U.S. cartoonist

Definition for binky (2 of 2)

Binky
[ bing-kee ]
/ ˈbɪŋ ki /

plural Bin·kies.Trademark.

the proprietary name of a brand of baby's pacifier: She claims her baby never needed a Binky.

Origin of Binky

First recorded in 1935–40; origin uncertain
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