pinkie

noun (1)
pin·​kie | \ ˈpiŋ-kē How to pronounce pinkie (audio) \

Definition of pinkie

 (Entry 1 of 2)

pinkie

noun (2)
\ ˈpiŋ-kē How to pronounce pinkie (audio) \
variants: or pinky
plural pinkies

Definition of pinkie (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of pinkie

Noun (1)

1840, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

circa 1808, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pinkie

Noun (1)

probably from Dutch pinkje small pink, diminutive of pink, from Middle Dutch pinke

Noun (2)

probably from Dutch pinkje, diminutive of pink little finger

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The first known use of pinkie was circa 1808

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“Pinkie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinkie. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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pinkie

noun
pin·​kie
variants: or pinky \ ˈpiŋ-​kē \
plural pinkies

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