Definition of pinta in English:

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pinta

Pronunciation: /ˈpʌɪntə/

noun

British informal
A pint of milk.
Example sentences
  • Supermarkets will not pay farmers here a realistic price for the milk they produce, even though most of us couldn't price a pinta any more than we could a gallon of petrol.
  • Mornings will never be the same again in Rossendale - but milkmen Jack Schofield and Derek Worthington will finally get a lie-in after delivering their last pintas.
  • He and his dad relied on a horse and cart to take the early morning pintas to a rural community.

Origin

1950s: representing a pronunciation of pint of.

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