Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Pinky"

The meaning of "Pinky" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does pinky mean?
A: This finger is called the pinky/pinkie/little finger.
Q: What does pinky swear mean?
A: It's a promise you make with somebody and you shouldn't break it. Usually you do it with children. You cross your pinkie with the other person's one.
Q: What does pinky promise mean?
A: This is something little children sometimes do. You link your pinky (the smallest finger on your hand on the other side from the thumb) with the pinky of your friend and make a promise. It makes the promise feel more official.
Q: What does pinky lefty revolutionary burnt at the stake for mean?
A: "Pinky" = variation of "pinko," used to describe socialist or communist sympathizers. (Since communism has been historically characterized as "red," socialists are considered semi-red or "pink.")

"Lefty" = having liberal views

"Revolutionary" = wanting major, large-scale change

"Burnt at the stake" = a reference to the historical punishment for witchcraft, this suggests the person is being treated as a pariah

I am not sure of the context, but it seems the speaker is accusing the listener of being a crazy liberal who is being figuratively crucified/killed/defeated by his or her political opponents. It is intended to be insulting.
Q: What does "pinkys" in 81 mean?
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Synonyms of "Pinky" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between I pinky swear and I cross my heart ?
A: "I pinky swear" sounds a little more childish to me than "I cross my heart".
Q: What is the difference between pinky and pinkie ?
A: pinkie and pinky are two ways to spell the same word. They both refer to the last finger on the hand.

Translations of "Pinky"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? is it pinky promise or pinky swear??
A: oh, damn.. I made a bet with my brother cause he said he heard "pinky swear" and I was sure it was promise. But thank you, that was really useful (although I think I'm gonna say I won the bet anyway hahaha)
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? how to say pinky
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? pinky
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? pinky
pinky ko beta hua hai
A: pinky has got a son
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? pinky power
A: Uhh never heard of that before...do you mean
"Pinky promise"?

Other questions about "Pinky"

Q: Why do you call pinky fingers “pinky?”
A:
Is your pinky finger pinky?
Q: What does "pinky up nose" mean?
A: Pinky describes the smallest finger on your hand. Someone has that finger in their nose.
Q: I hit my pinky finger in my foot at the leg of table everytime. Does this sound natural?
A: I hit my little toe on the leg of table everytime.
Q: my pinky toenail hurt.(足の小指が痛い) Does this sound natural?
A: I would say: "The nail on my pinky toe hurt." But I understood what you meant perfectly.

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