Main definitions of hinny in English

: hinny1hinny2

hinny1

Pronunciation /ˈhinē/ /ˈhɪni/

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nounhinnies

  • The offspring of a female donkey and a male horse.

    ‘A female donkey mated with a male horse creates a hinny or jennet.’
    • ‘A cross between a female donkey (jennet or jenny) and a male horse produces a hinny.’
    • ‘Livestock means cattle, horses, asses, mules, hinnies, sheep, pigs, goats, poultry, and deer not in the wild state.’
    ass

Origin

Early 17th century via Latin from Greek hinnos.

Main definitions of hinny in English

: hinny1hinny2

hinny2

(also hinnie)

Pronunciation /ˈhinē/ /ˈhɪni/

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nounhinnies

Scottish, Northern English
  • Used as a term of endearment.

Origin

Mid 18th century variant of honey.