Definition of Twinkie in English:

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Twinkie

Pronunciation: /ˈtwiNGkē/

noun (plural Twinkies)

1 trademark A small finger-shaped sponge cake with a white synthetic cream filling.
Example sentences
  • Grabbing his jacket, and the old brown paper bag with one sandwich, a twinkie, and his thermos bottle he heads out the back door and down the steps.
  • If it wasn't for me, we would have nothing but twinkies and coke in our refrigerator.
  • As they neared the lab, Jessi fished into her bag, pulling out a packet of twinkies.
2 (also twinkie, twink) informal, offensive A gay or effeminate man, or a young man regarded as an object of homosexual desire.

Origin

Late 20th century: probably related to twinkle.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Twin·kie

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