pinny
noun (plural pinnies) Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1851 chiefly British pinafore

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pinny — Pinny, so v.w. Pineytalg …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • pinny — [pin′ē] n. pl. pinnies [Brit. Informal] a pinafore: usually a child s term * * * …   Universalium

  • pinny — ► NOUN (pl. pinnies) informal ▪ a pinafore …   English terms dictionary

  • pinny — [pin′ē] n. pl. pinnies [Brit. Informal] a pinafore: usually a child s term …   English World dictionary

  • pinny — UK [ˈpɪnɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms pinny : singular pinny plural pinnies British informal a pinafore 2) …   English dictionary

  • pinny — Having pinworms. John s pinny, so stay away from him …   Dictionary of american slang

  • pinny — Having pinworms. John s pinny, so stay away from him …   Dictionary of american slang

  • pinny — [[t]pɪ̱ni[/t]] pinnies N COUNT A pinny is an apron. [BRIT, INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • pinny — a fish which is just hatched (Yorkshire dialect) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pinny — noun /ˈpɪni/ a) A sleeveless dress, often similar to an apron, generally worn over other clothes. b) A simple jersey worn to denote teams or groups …   Wiktionary

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