AskDefine | Define pinky

Dictionary Definition

pinky n : the finger farthest from the thumb [syn: pinkie, little finger]

User Contributed Dictionary



(Dutch: pinkje)




  1. The smallest finger or toe of a hand or foot.
  2. In the context of "historical|slang|Australia|uncountable": Methylated spirits mixed with red wine or Condy's crystals.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 262:
      “Here,” Nigel greeted him, “do try a spot of ‘pinky,’ it's ever so much fun, really.”



See under little finger

Extensive Definition

Pinky may refer to:
In fiction:
  • Pinky, a pig in the British 1950s TV program Pinky and Perky
  • Pinky, a lab mouse in American TV cartoon Pinky and the Brain
  • Pinky, the pink ghost in the video game series Pac-Man
  • Pinky, a cat in the animated educational series The Pinky Show
  • Pinky, a pink koala from the 1984 Japanese cartoon Noozles, aka Fushigi na Koala Blinky (ふしぎなコアラ ブリンキー)
  • Pinky, the main character in the cartoon Pinky Dinky Doo
  • Pinky Demon or Demon, an iconic monster in the video game series Doom
  • Pinky Tuscadero, a girlfriend of The Fonz on the TV Series Happy Days
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