adjective, dink·i·er, dink·i·est.
noun, plural dink·ies.
Origin of dinky
noun, plural dink·eys.
Origin of dinkey
Examples from the Web for dinky
You think that this tragedy has given you an opportunity to catapult you [sic] dinky blog and newspaper to new heights.
Look at the legs, with the dinky pantalets—aren't they dreams?Stover at Yale|Owen Johnson
What could this crazy skipper mean by attacking a fleet with one dinky little schooner?Revolutionary Reader|Sophie Lee Foster
He was dressed in a new golf suit, complete—from the dinky cap to the Scotch plaid stockings.Roughing it De Luxe|Irvin S. Cobb
You didn't think I was going to stay in that dinky hospital when there was so much doing, did you?Army Boys on the Firing Line|Homer Randall
You come chasin' yourselves down here, scared out of your wits because a dinky little one cent newspaper's makin' faces at you.American Sketches|Charles Whibley
adjective dinkier or dinkiest informal
Word Origin for dinky
1788 "neat, trim, dainty, small," from Scottish dialectal dink "finely dressed, trim" (c.1500), of unknown origin. Modern sense is 1850s.