- the little finger.
Origin of pinkie1
Origin of pinky1
- inferior or cheap wine, especially red wine.
Origin of pinkie2
Related Words for pinkiesclaw, hook, thumb, fork, extremity, finger, feeler, pointer, toe, fang, pinkie, digit, antenna, tentacle, pinky, phalange
Examples from the Web for pinkies
Contemporary Examples of pinkies
If it were Japan, the people in charge would be hacking off their pinkies and going door to door, personally apologizing.Too Big to Succeed
January 7, 2010
Historical Examples of pinkies
The Pinkies turned away and conversed together in low tones.
You are not like my people, the Pinkies, and there is no place for you in our country.
There was silence for a moment, while all the Pinkies seemed to think deeply.
This statement astonished all the Pinkies, who looked at the Witch inquiringly.
I wish mother could see me rulin' the Pinkies—an' Papa Griffith, too.
- Scot, US and Canadian the little finger
Word Origin for pinkie
Word Origin and History for pinkies
"the little finger," 1808, in Scottish, from Dutch pinkje, diminutive of pink "little finger," of uncertain origin.
- The little finger.