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dinkey

noun din·key \ˈdiŋ-kē\

Definition of dinkey

plural dinkeys or dinkies

  1. :  a small locomotive



Variants of dinkey

or dinky play \ˈdiŋ-kē\

Origin of dinkey

probably from dinky


First Known Use: 1874

Rhymes with dinkey


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