Meaning of “dinky” in the English Dictionary

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"dinky" in British English

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uk /ˈdɪŋ.ki/ us /ˈdɪŋ.ki/ informal

dinkynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɪŋ.ki/ us /ˈdɪŋ.ki/

abbreviation for double income no kids yet: a member of a young couple in which both partners earn 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 particularly popular 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)