Definition of pinny in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpɪni

noun (plural pinnies)

British informal
  • A pinafore.
    More example sentences
    • For Donna, kitchen dress is a white shirt under her pinny.
    • Come on, try and imagine me, Mike Da Hat, rock star, wearing white kid gloves and a pinny.
    • The waitresses wore black frocks and white pinnies.


mid 19th century: abbreviation.

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