Etymology
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weenie (n.)

"frankfurter," 1906, with slang sense of "penis" following soon after, from German wienerwurst "Vienna sausage" (see wiener). Meaning "ineffectual person, effeminate young man" is slang from 1963; pejorative sense via penis shape, or perhaps from weenie in the sense of "small" (see wee).

updated on March 25, 2014

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Definitions of weenie from WordNet

weenie (n.)
a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll;
Synonyms: frank / frankfurter / hotdog / hot dog / dog / wiener / wienerwurst
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

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