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pinky

2 [ping-kee]
noun, plural pinkies.
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pink1 (pɪŋk)
 
n
1.  any of a group of colours with a reddish hue that are of low to moderate saturation and can usually reflect or transmit a large amount of light; a pale reddish tint
2.  pink cloth or clothing: dressed in pink
3.  See also carnation any of various Old World plants of the caryophyllaceous genus Dianthus, such as D. plumarius (garden pink), cultivated for their fragrant flowers
4.  any of various plants of other genera, such as the moss pink
5.  the flower of any of these plants
6.  the highest or best degree, condition, etc (esp in the phrases in the pink of health, in the pink)
7.  a.  a huntsman's scarlet coat
 b.  a huntsman who wears a scarlet coat
 
adj
8.  of the colour pink
9.  informal (Brit) left-wing
10.  derogatory (US)
 a.  sympathetic to or influenced by Communism
 b.  leftist or radical, esp half-heartedly
11.  informal of or relating to homosexuals or homosexuality: the pink vote
12.  (of a huntsman's coat) scarlet or red
 
vb
13.  (intr) another word for knock
 
[C16 (the flower), C18 (the colour): perhaps a shortening of pinkeye]
 
'pinkish1
 
adj
 
'pinkness1
 
n
 
'pinky1
 
adj

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
 
n
 
[C19: from Dutch pinkje, diminutive of pink1; compare pinkeye]

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(little) pinkie definition


and (little) pinky
  1. n.
    the littlest finger on either hand. : Ouch! I smashed my pinky.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences
If the electricity flows from the thumb to the pinky of the same hand, only the flesh of one hand is affected.
Once restrained, he claims an officer grabbed him by his pinky fingers, bringing him to his knees.
The same officer pushed him back to the ground, only to pick him up by his pinky fingers again.
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