pinny


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pin·ny

 (pĭn′ē)
n. pl. pin·nies
1. Informal A pinafore.
2. or penny Sports One of a set of uniformly colored, usually sleeveless shirts worn as a temporary team uniform, as when scrimmaging.

pinny

(ˈpɪnɪ)
n, pl -nies
(Clothing & Fashion) a child's or informal name for pinafore1
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinny - a sleeveless dress resembling an apronpinny - a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
dress, frock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
Translations

pinny

[ˈpɪni] n (British)tablier m

pinny

n (Brit inf) → Schürze f

pinny

[ˈpɪnɪ] n (fam) → grembiule m
References in classic literature ?
Harry--(a woman's pinny hand, --the man's wife, I'll wager) -- Aye --Mr.
WHEN they had finished tea, they tied up the clothes in bundles; and Lucie's pocket-handkerchiefs were folded up inside her clean pinny, and fastened with a silver safety-pin.
Now some people say that little Lucie had been asleep upon the stile-- but then how could she have found three clean pocket-handkins and a pinny, pinned with a silver safety-pin?
THE NAKED CHEF: Jamie Oliver doesn't cook - he rips it up, slashes it, smashes it, chucks it in and the pin-up in a pinny makes stuff pukka.
The completion of this work is a significant milestone for ECI demonstrating ECI's commitment to providing products that are highly competitive and can benefit our potential customers," said Pinny Chaviv, Executive Vice President and General Manager of ECI's Inovia Broadband Access Division.
DADS who don a pinny and muck in with the housework are less likely to get divorced than those who leave it to the missus.
The Brazilian singer wears a kilt-printed pinny, a joke-shop wig, has a guitar sound Mogwai would kill for, and never strays far from a big pot plant sat on the front of the stage.
WORKING women no longer want the nine to five strife and yearn for the days when they stayed at home, cooking, cleaning and waiting in a fresh pinny for hubby to come home, according to research from Yorkshire Bank.
Before he dons a pinny, perhaps he could learn from experiences in Wales where the largest trust (Cardiff and the Vale) has cut infections by 74 per cent and Swansea by 12 per cent, earning it the praise as being one of the country's top improvers.
The floral pinny clearly belongs to the Albert Square cafe
DINNER lady Patricia McQuillan has hung up her pinny after 25 years at Christ the King Junior School, in Coventry.
By uniting the power of two advanced technology platforms, this new agreement enhances Inovia's value to the customer and mutually extends market exposure and maximizes our strategic ties", said Pinny Chaviv, President and CEO of Inovia Telecoms.