Neddy
Neddy \Ned"dy\, n.; pl. {Neddies}. (Zo["o]l.) A pet name for a donkey. [1913 Webster]

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  • neddy — /ned ee/, n., pl. neddies. 1. Brit. Informal. donkey. 2. Australian Slang. a horse. [1780 90; appar. generic use of personal name Neddy; see NED, Y2] * * * …   Universalium

  • neddy — A foolish person, particularly somebody who is useless with technology. Thanks to Mrs C Williams, Bishop of Llandaff High School. If any old neddy walked in here she wouldn t know a piggin thing about AN THRO PO METRICS …   Dictionary of american slang

  • neddy — A foolish person, particularly somebody who is useless with technology. Thanks to Mrs C Williams, Bishop of Llandaff High School. If any old neddy walked in here she wouldn t know a piggin thing about AN THRO PO METRICS …   Dictionary of american slang

  • NEDDY — n. (pl. ies) colloq. 1 a donkey. 2 (Neddy) = NEDC. Etymology: dimin. of Ned, pet form of the name Edward …   Useful english dictionary

  • neddy — noun /ˈnɛdi/ a) A donkey or ass. b) A horse, especially a racehorse …   Wiktionary

  • Neddy — Edgar; Edmund; Edward; Edwin; Edwina; National Economic Development Council’s nickname …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • neddy — n British a horse, gee gee. A children s pet name appropriated by adults, particularly in the context of betting and horse racing …   Contemporary slang

  • neddy — noun (plural neddies) informal 1》 Brit. a child s word for a donkey. 2》 Austral. a horse, especially a racehorse. Origin C16: dimin. of Ned, familiar form of the given name Edward …   English new terms dictionary

  • neddy — ned·dy …   English syllables

  • neddy — ned•dy [[t]ˈnɛd i[/t]] n. pl. dies 1) brit. inf Brit. Informal. donkey 2) brit. aus. sl. a horse • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

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