There are 2 definitions of pinkie in English:


Syllabification: pink·ie
Pronunciation: /ˈpiNGkē
(also pinky)


The little finger.
More 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.


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

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There are 2 definitions of pinkie in English:


Line breaks: pinkie
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪŋki/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun (plural pinkies)

1A derogatory term used by black people for a white person.
2 (usually pinkies) The maggot of the greenbottle fly, used as fishing bait.


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

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