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dinky

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adjective din·ky \ˈdiŋ-kē\

Simple Definition of dinky

  • : very small and not appealing

  • : small and appealing

Full Definition of dinky

din·ki·erdin·ki·est

  1. :  overly or unattractively small <drives a dinky little car>; also British :  attractively small :  cute

Examples of dinky

  1. I used to drive a dinky little car.

  2. <recent college graduates crowding into a dinky New York City apartment>



Origin of dinky

Scots dink neat


First Known Use: 1880

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