pinky

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pinky the finger farthest from the thumb
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Another name for your pinky finger is Wanus
    • n Pinky (Naut) See 1st Pink.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pinky Of a pink color; somewhat pink.
    • pinky Winking; blinking; pink-eyed.
    • n pinky A narrow-sterned boat; a pink Also pinkie.
    • pinky Of eyes, narrow; drooping.
    • pinky Small, in general; very small: as, a pinky ring; the pinky finger.
    • n pinky The little finger.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Pinky winking
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dut. pinken, to wink.

Usage

In literature:

Rose rode on Laddie's pony, Pinky.
"Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's" by Laura Lee Hope
I think I'd like that pretty shiny, pinky silk hanging up there.
"Little Maid Marian" by Amy E. Blanchard
Beside her, curled up in a ball, lay her Pekinese dog, Pinky-Boodles.
"The Girl on the Boat" by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
I like you and I like Pinkie, but I don't want you to cry over me.
"The Eagle's Heart" by Hamlin Garland
I'll take you in to see Pinky, my wife, and we'll see what she has to say 'bout it.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
She was just in front of us, the woman in the pinky-yellow feather and the pompadour.
"The Brentons" by Anna Chapin Ray
I forgot to tell you Mrs. Red Squirrel's two children were called Pinky and Rusty.
"Hazel Squirrel and Other Stories" by Howard B. Famous
Her husband enlivened the operation by reading from the pinky paper.
"Americans All" by Various
The "Gospellers" from the Lowlands already formed a marked body in the army that fought at Pinkie Cleugh.
"History of the English People" by John Richard Green
We began dinner by eating pinky-yellow melons cut in half and filled with chopped ice.
"Lady Betty Across the Water"
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In poetry:

Song-birds darted about, some inky
As coal, some snowy (I ween) as curds;
Or rosy as pinks, or as roses pinky—
They reck of no eerie To-come, those birds!
"Lovers And A Reflection" by Charles Stuart Calverley

In news:

A 30 year old woman goes to the ER because of an extremely painful pinky finger.
Teen Supports " Pinky Promise Against Bullying".
Kim Kardashian wears a huge diamond ring on her pinky finger while shopping in the Design District in Miami Beach.
Kim Kardashian flaunted a new piece of bling on Wednesday — a massive diamond ring she was wearing…on her pinky finger.
" Pinky Promise," the first edition of which was co-published by Fourthwall Books and Hatje Cantz last year, is an unusual view of child sexual abuse.
"I'm going all the way with by my side and our pinky fingers held high in the air," Justin Boyles said.
The Bozeman Library's Second "Day On The Green Summer Concert" Sure To Be A Hit With Pinky And The Floyd.
Pinky Library Flyer from pinkyandthefloyd.com.
"Cute" was the first word that popped into my head when the Series 9 Pinky Street figures crossed my desk.
Let's begin with some background on Pinky Street.
Tour Pinky 's Cave with Pinky : Robin Pinkman.
Fifty years ago, the tunnel that opens out at Ardath was a boys' hangout called Pinky 's Cave.
Pinky 's Cave April 10, 2010.
Police said he bit the bartender 's pinky so hard he broke the bone and almost severed the finger completely.
Gomez took to the red carpet in a dazzling pinky off-white gown.
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