Origin of minny1
perhaps *min (Old English myne minnow) + -y2
- mother; mom.
Origin of minnie
pet variant of mither
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Examples from the Web for minny
It woke Minny and Aibileen up to the fact that they were risking their lives writing this book.The Help: An Oral History with Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and Co.
January 12, 2012
No, but you 'bout to,” Minny replies, “ 'cause you just did.12 Craziest Pie Scenes
November 21, 2011
Minny on her white employer: “She smiles like the thought never entered that hairsprayed head of hers.”
“I must be crazy, giving sworn secrets a the colored race to a white lady,” Minny says.
Rose carried Tanqueray's gloves, and Tanqueray carried Minny, the cat, in a basket.The Creators
Just as Rodman had entered from a middle floor, when I was descending with Minny.
Minny, a quiet, pretty girl, was as reticent as Jenny was voluble.
As soon as I stepped into the car I saw that Minny was in a state of excitement.
My authority does not say how Minny fared after this little discovery.The Book of Cats
Charles H. Ross