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pinkie

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or pink·y

[ ping-kee ]
/ ˈpɪŋ ki /
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noun Informal.
the little finger.
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Origin of pinkie

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1585–95; <Dutch pinkie, dialectal variant of pinkje, diminutive of pink little finger

Other definitions for pinkie (2 of 2)

pinkie2
[ ping-kee ]
/ ˈpɪŋ ki /

noun Australian Informal.
inferior or cheap wine, especially red wine.

Origin of pinkie

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First recorded in 1895–1900; pink1 + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for pinkie

pinkie

pinky

/ (ˈpɪŋkɪ) /

noun plural -ies
Scot, US and Canadian the little finger

Word Origin for pinkie

C19: from Dutch pinkje, diminutive of pink 1; compare pinkeye
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