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noun plural -nies
  1. a child's or informal name for pinafore (def. 1)
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Examples from the Web for pinny

Historical Examples

  • An' she 'lowed she didn't want no bonnet, but would like to change her pinny.

    Quaint Courtships


  • "Ye must pay a pinny or ilse put your forefinger in," says McCarthy.

  • "Hello, Pinny," answered Charles-Norton, even before looking.

  • He took the ticket and the clipping from Pinny's nerveless fingers and compared them.

  • When we hear a noise, and say, "See if anybody's coming, Pinny!"