1 [ping-kee]
noun Informal.
the little finger.
Also, pinky.

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


2 [ping-kee]
noun Australian Informal.
inferior or cheap wine, especially red wine.

1895–1900; pink1 + -ie Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
pinkie or pinky (ˈpɪŋkɪ)
n , pl -ies
(Scot), (US), (Canadian) the little finger
[C19: from Dutch pinkje, diminutive of pink1; compare pinkeye]
pinky or pinky
[C19: from Dutch pinkje, diminutive of pink1; compare pinkeye]

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Word Origin & History

"the little finger," 1808, in Scottish, from Du. pinkje, dim. of pink "little finger," of uncertain origin.
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Medical Dictionary

pinkie pink·ie or pink·y (pĭng'kē)
The little finger.

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Example sentences
The tips of his pinkie fingers are conspicuously missing.
Take the hunk of gold wrapped around his right pinkie.
He put his pinkie in the hole and observed that a flap of canvas had been
  pushed back.
Her hand, except for the tips of the pinkie and index fingers, looked better.
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