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pinky1

[ping-kee] /ˈpɪŋ ki/
noun, plural pinkies.
1.
pink3 .
Origin of pinky1
1830-1840
1830-40; < Dutch pinkie, dialectal variant of pinkje, diminutive of pink pink3

pinky2

[ping-kee] /ˈpɪŋ ki/
noun, plural pinkies.
1.
pinkie1 .

pinkie1

[ping-kee] /ˈpɪŋ ki/
noun, Informal.
1.
the little finger.
Origin
1585-95; < Dutch pinkie, dialectal variant of pinkje, diminutive of pink little finger
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pinkie

/ˈpɪŋkɪ/
noun (pl) -ies
1.
(Scot & US, Canadian) the little finger
Word Origin
C19: from Dutch pinkje, diminutive of pink1; compare pinkeye
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Word Origin and History for pinky
adj.

"pinkish," late 18c., from pink (n.) + -y (2).

pinkie

n.

"the little finger," 1808, in Scottish, from Dutch pinkje, diminutive of pink "little finger," of uncertain origin.

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pinky in Medicine

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

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Slang definitions & phrases for pinky

pinky

modifier

: pinky ring

noun

The little finger: Pardon my lifted pinky (1860+)

Related Terms

play stinky-pinky

[fr an earlier adjective sense, ''small, tiny'']

Pinky

noun

(also Pink) Nickname for a red-headed person (1930s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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