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Pronunciation: /ˈpɪŋki
 
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noun

informal
The little finger.
Example sentences
  • She chewed grimly on the fingernail of her little pinkie, narrowing her eyebrows in frustration.
  • On a normal keyboard, the resting position for my left hand has my pinkie and ring finger touching the side of the keyboard.
  • The nails on her pinkie and index finger were crushed.

Origin

early 19th century: partly from Dutch pink 'the little finger', reinforced by pink1.

Words that rhyme with pinkie

Chinky, dinky, Helsinki, inky, Kinki, kinky, minke, pinky, slinky, stinky, stotinki

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pinkie2

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɪŋki
 
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noun (plural pinkies)

informal
1A derogatory term used by black people for a white person.
2 (usually pinkies) The maggot of the greenbottle fly, used as fishing bait.
Example sentences
  • Squatts and pinkies should therefore be added to the bait bill as a back up should the canal come into play.
  • I was once put to shame by a top class canal angler who only had a quarter of a pint of pinkies and less than that of casters.
  • On the Nene in particular, red or fluorescent pinkies are very good colours.

Origin

late 19th century: from pink2, of obscure origin.

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