A person of affectedly refined tastes and manners: You’ll find only the pinky-crookers at the concerts (1970s+)
adjective Wearing a ring on the little finger, taken as an indication of raffishness or criminality: A bespectacled, pinky-ringed chain-smoker, he used lingo straight out of Damon Runyon (1980s+)
noun 1. the circular indentation on the upper part of a type body, made by the pin that ejects the type from the caster.
noun 1. any small sum set aside for nonessential minor expenditures. 2. (formerly) an allowance of money given by a husband to his wife for her personal expenditures. noun 1. an allowance by a husband to his wife for personal expenditure 2. money saved or earned to be used for incidental expenses Small amounts of […]
[pin-uh] /ˈpɪn ə/ noun, plural pinnae [pin-ee] /ˈpɪn i/ (Show IPA), pinnas. 1. Botany. one of the primary divisions of a pinnate leaf. 2. Zoology. 3. Anatomy. (def 1a). /ˈpɪnə/ noun (pl) -nae (-niː), -nas 1. any leaflet of a pinnate compound leaf 2. (zoology) a feather, wing, fin, or similarly shaped part 3. another […]