dinky Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “dinky” in the English Dictionary

"dinky" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈdɪŋ.ki/ informal
small: UK approving She's got dinky little (= ​small and ​charming)feet.US disapproving They ​live in a dinky one-room ​apartment.

dinkynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdɪŋ.ki/
abbreviation fordoubleincome no ​kidsyet: a ​member of a ​youngcouple in which both ​partnersearn a lot of ​money and are ​able to ​spend it on themselves because they have no ​children: This ​area is too ​expensive for most ​people to ​live in, but it's ​particularlypopular with dinkies.
(Definition of dinky from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dinky" in American English

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dinkyadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ˈdɪŋ·ki/ infml
very ​small or ​slight: She had a dinky little ​apartment.
(Definition of dinky from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dinky”
in Chinese (Simplified) 小的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小的…
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