dinky

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dinky (comparative dinkier, superlative dinkiest)

  1. (informal, UK) Tiny and cute; small and attractive.
    • 1915, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of the Island, ch. 11
      How do you like my hat? That one you had on in church yesterday was real dinky.
    • 2010, Sharon Wallace, A House Full of Whispers, page 5
      I played in the dirt with a small dinky car as the garage held no fascination for a little girl of five.
  2. (informal, US) Tiny and insignificant; small and undesirable.
    They stayed in a dinky hotel room, but they had a great trip.

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dinky

  1. Double income, no kids yet. Said of a relationship.

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