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pink·y 1

Variant of pinkie1.

pink·y 2

Variant of pink3.
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or pink•y

(ˈpɪŋ ki)

n., pl. pink•ies.
Informal. the little finger.
[1585–95; < Dutch pinkie, dial. variant of pinkje, diminutive of pink little finger]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinky - the finger farthest from the thumbpinky - the finger farthest from the thumb  
musculus abductor digiti minimi manus - the abductor muscle of the little finger
minimus - the fifth digit; the little finger or little toe
finger - any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb); "her fingers were long and thin"
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References in classic literature ?
"There's a man on board we want--a Philadelphia burglar called 'Pinky' McGuire.
"'Pinky' McGuire's description fits you like flannel washed in hot suds.
"Go with 'em quietly, 'Pinky,' and maybe it'll be in your favour."
"McDoodle, the Pink, or Pinky the Brute, I forget which," was James Williams's answer.
There is just a pleasant glow, a healthy freshness in his complexion - the warm, pinky tint of the whole harmonising with the deeper colour of the cheeks, exactly as it ought to do.
"SHE's the one that knows her own mind," said Pinky, brother to Skim Winsh, and a Napoleon among carters who had helped to bring the grand piano across the fields in the autumn rains.
"Your trace wants taking up." Pinky's large ears had caught the sound of voices, and as the two broke through the laurels the men were hard at work, their eyes on Sophie's feet.
There were white-tusked wild males, with fallen leaves and nuts and twigs lying in the wrinkles of their necks and the folds of their ears; fat, slow-footed she-elephants, with restless, little pinky black calves only three or four feet high running under their stomachs; young elephants with their tusks just beginning to show, and very proud of them; lanky, scraggy old-maid elephants, with their hollow anxious faces, and trunks like rough bark; savage old bull elephants, scarred from shoulder to flank with great weals and cuts of bygone fights, and the caked dirt of their solitary mud baths dropping from their shoulders; and there was one with a broken tusk and the marks of the full-stroke, the terrible drawing scrape, of a tiger's claws on his side.
Pinky Williams was a legendary member of the Law Wheelers Cycling Club for more than 50 years winning more than 560 trophies and medals and breaking countless records during his illustrious racing career.
Pinky Valdes, who presented the changes in the Assumption education.
Karel Marquez was visited by her mother, veteran actress Pinky Marquez, recently to assist in taking care of her newly born baby Kobe, and she had nothing but words of admiration for her mom.
"A boy named Rinku identified the body as that of his sister Pinky, who is around 17 to 18 years old.