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little pinkie

One's pinky finger, the smallest finger on one's hand. My grandmother always wore a huge ruby on her little pinkie. The poor thing slammed the car door on his little pinkie.
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pinkie (finger)

The fifth finger on one's hand, opposite the thumb. I caught my pinkie in the car door—I think it might be broken! She wears a ring on her pinkie finger that reminds her of her mother.
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(little) pinkie

and (little) pinky
n. the littlest finger on either hand. Ouch! I smashed my pinky.
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Much later in the story, when Pinkie, still fearing discovery, has married Rose so that she cannot give evidence against him in court, the newlyweds go to a small shop selling Brighton rock, situated under the Parade.
Vocal performances are energetic, led by Libman's Pinkie Pie.
The old Pinkie store will close and our new outlet will open the next morning.
His doctors, however, have warned Pinkie that he must continue with his monthly chemotherapy sessions to prevent the cancer from recurring.
King Charles I lived at Pinkie House as a child, while Bonnie Prince Charlie spent the night there after his victory over British government forces at Prestonpans on September 21, 1745
Gang members are often recognized by their full body of tattoos, and in many cases, the lack of a pinkie finger.
According to the New York Daily News, this is the second successful hack for Pinkie Pie this year, after he took home his first 60,000-dollar prize in March.
Once the revenge murder is done, the three other members of the gang insist that Pinkie obtain the only evidence that could link them to it: a photograph taken on the boardwalk by an innocent vendor, given to an innocent girl.
Despite her suspicions of his crimes, Rose is too in love with Pinkie to give him up to the authorities, but does he trust her enough to let her live?
Richard Attenborough starred as the villainous Pinkie Brown in the original screen adaptation, John Boulting's 1947 black-and-white thriller.
Riley, who got everyone's attention playing Ian Curtis in the Joy Division biopic Control, takes on Richard Attenborough's role as Pinkie Brown, a Brighton villain who has committed a murder.
In Brighton Rock, Pinkie struggles to gain salvation at the same time as he courts damnation.
The middle initial is useless, let it go, like a pinkie toe fallen
When Pinkie Gordon Lane passed away on December 3, 2008, Louisiana and the nation lost a gifted lyric poet, whose long and distinguished career as an educator, administrator, community leader, and racial pathbreaker culminated in her appointment as the first African American Poet Laureate of Louisiana in 1989.