- Forming (often intentionally childish or twee) diminutives of nouns.
2006, Alan Byron, Pilgrimage, page 127:
- “But what about Bobbykins your lovely doggie?” asked his mother plaintively.
- 2008, Tee Morris, Chuck Tomasi, Evo Terra, Podcasting For Dummies (page 144)
- They can't drive a vehicle, cook a meal, or walk Fluffykins at the same time that they watch your video podcast, so you gain greater audience focus.