Definition of Dinkies

1. dinky [n] - See also: dinky



Dinkies Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Dinkies Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dinkies

dinitrophenylhydrazine
dinitrophenylhydrazine test
dinitrophenylhydrazines
dinitrophenylhydrazone
dinitrophenylhydrazones
dinitropyrene nitroreductase
dinitrotoluene
dinitrotoluenes
dinked
dinker
dinkest
dinkey
dinkeys
dinkier
dinkies (current term)
dinkiest
dinkily
dinking
dinkly
dinks
dinkum
dinkums
dinky
dinky-die
dinmont
dinmonts
dinna
dinned
dinner

Literary usage of Dinkies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catskill Water Supply of New York City: History, Location, Sub-surface by Lazarus White (1913)
"The dinkies are very handy and simplify construction very much by doing away with the ... It is expected that two storage battery dinkies will be ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1918)
"... dump with 18-ton Davenport dinkies. However, we found this method too expensive. We have contracted the stripping of our coal. ..."

3. What's on the Worker's Mind: By One who Put on Overalls to Find Out, Whiting by Whiting Williams (1920)
"It was a pleasure to observe that the big steel-plant looked clean, with grass in evidence, safety appeals in all places, dinkies busy, and stacks smoking ..."

4. Key Issues for Transport Beyond 2000: Introductory Reports and Summary of by Ecmt (2002)
"... life: affluent "yuppies" and "dinkies", students, small households without young children, elderly people who want amenities "around the corner". ..."

5. A Daughter of the South: A War's End Romance by George Cary Eggleston (1905)
"He employed none but the smallest, most insignificant "dinkies" in the trade. His "luck" was so carefully cared for by his sagacity that he never lost even ..."

6. Yosemite Trails: Camp and Pack-train in the Yosemite Region of the Sierra Nevada by Joseph Smeaton Chase (1911)
"... his own dignity was compromised by such trifling, and I observed that he made a point of always referring to them slightingly as " them little dinkies. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Dinkies

Search for Dinkies on Dictionary.com!Search for Dinkies on Thesaurus.com!Search for Dinkies on Google!Search for Dinkies on Wikipedia!

Search