American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal The little finger.
- n. Variant of pink3.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- etc. See pinky.
- n. Australia, South Australia A bilby.
- n. anatomy A little finger, the finger furthest on a hand from the thumb.
- n. anatomy, less commonly A little toe, the toe furthest on a foot from the thumb toe.
- n. the finger farthest from the thumb
- From Kaurna bingu. (Wiktionary)
- Probably from Dutch pinkje, diminutive of pink, little finger. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But now I’m a little sunburnt, and my left pinkie is on strike.”
““We did, and while it pains me to break a pinkie swear, the thing is…” I held the little pillow against me and told her everything—how I’d found Evan’s name in Kitty’s kitchen, how the police had found his number on Kitty’s caller ID.”
“In a rough-and-ready sports car, it might have been fine, but it lacked the kind of pinkie-in-the-air refinement the SM deserved.”
“Known as the "pinkie" form, the application expedites enrollment of pregnant women and children into the state's free health insurance programs.”
“Look at that pinkie of yours and know that its name is similar to the name of a ship filled with goods.”
“Take a black marking pen and write G-G for gris-gris on your left pinkie.”
“In the time that she makes me wait (she's finishing her pinkie toe), I think about how I could learn a thing or two from her: she with the hang-loose curls on her head and liberated legs (she's wearing cut-offs).”
“The two women are friends -- just before Rhee took the job, she made Henderson vow to a "pinkie oath" to join her at District of Columbia Public Schools -- and they share a similar educational strategy for turning around D.C. schools.”
“Director Jessica Lefkow says she told actresses Gwen Grastorf and Jade Wheeler that the twins had "pinkie sworn" never to talk about race.”
“It slips its pinkie into my wife's right hand and snuggles into her face.”
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