pinkie

1

or pink·y

[ ping-kee ]
/ ˈpɪŋ ki /

noun Informal.

the little finger.

Origin of pinkie

1
1585–95; < Dutch pinkie, dialectal variant of pinkje, diminutive of pink little finger

Definition for pinkies (2 of 4)

pinky

1
[ ping-kee ]
/ ˈpɪŋ ki /

noun, plural pink·ies.

Origin of pinky

1
1830–40; < Dutch pinkie, dialectal variant of pinkje, diminutive of pink pink3

Definition for pinkies (3 of 4)

pinkie

2
[ ping-kee ]
/ ˈpɪŋ ki /

noun Australian Informal.

inferior or cheap wine, especially red wine.

Origin of pinkie

2
First recorded in 1895–1900; pink1 + -ie

Definition for pinkies (4 of 4)

pinky

2
[ ping-kee ]
/ ˈpɪŋ ki /

noun, plural pink·ies.

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British Dictionary definitions for pinkies

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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Medicine definitions for pinkies

pinkie


n.

The little finger.
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