Origin of pinkie1
noun Australian Informal.
Origin of pinkie2
Related Words for pinkiefork, extremity, hook, finger, feeler, claw, pointer, toe, thumb, fang, phalange
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Contemporary Examples of pinkie
We would scratch the bottom of the chocolate with our thumbnails until we found a pinkie.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview
February 16, 2014
As I rub my left hand, I notice a small bruise around the knuckle of my pinkie finger.After War: Anger, Panic, and Sometimes Peace
June 26, 2013
Historical Examples of pinkie
I like you and I like Pinkie, but I don't want you to cry over me.The Eagle's Heart
The battle of Pinkie was fought in 1547, when he was sixteen.The Mystery of Mary Stuart
Pinkie wrote me all about it, and I wired her to come down here at once.
"It's from Pinkie and she'll be here on the 3:30 train," she explained, turning to Zinsheimer.
Furthermore, Pinkie's hat was of the early spring vintage, and the ribbon was faded.
noun plural -ies
Word Origin for pinkie
"the little finger," 1808, in Scottish, from Dutch pinkje, diminutive of pink "little finger," of uncertain origin.