Johnny
Johnny John"ny, n.; pl. {Johnnies}. 1. A familiar diminutive of {John}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A sculpin. [Local cant] [1913 Webster]

{Johny Crapaud}, a jocose designation of a Frenchman, or of the French people, collectively. [1913 Webster]


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  • Johnny — ist ein männlicher Vorname Herkunft und Bedeutung Der Name leitet sich vom englischen John (Johannes) ab. Eine andere Schreibweise ist Jonny. Bekannte Namensträger Johnny Ace (1929–1954), US amerikanischer Musiker Johnny Adams (1932–1998), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Johnny — pet form of masc. proper name JOHN (Cf. John) (see Y (Cf. y) (3)). Used as a contemptuous or humorous designation for some class or group of men from 1670s (e.g. the typical name in the North and the Northern armies for a Confederate soldier… …   Etymology dictionary

  • johnny — ☆ johnny [jän′ē] n. pl. johnnies [< ? JOHNNY: see JACKET ] a short muslin gown with short sleeves and a back opening that is closed with ties, worn as by hospital patients …   English World dictionary

  • Johnny — m, f English and Scottish: pet form of JOHN (SEE John). In America it is occasionally also used as a female name. Variant: Johnnie …   First names dictionary

  • Johnny — or Johnnie [jän′ē] n. [cf. JACK] 1. nickname for JOHN1 2. pl. Johnnies [Informal, Chiefly Brit.] Chiefly Brit. Informal any man or boy …   English World dictionary

  • Johnny — /jon ee/, n., pl. Johnnies for 1 3. 1. (sometimes l.c.) a familiar term of address for a man or boy. 2. (sometimes l.c.) Slang. a short, collarless gown that is fastened in back and is worn by hospital patients, persons being examined in a doctor …   Universalium

  • Johnny — (as used in expressions) Bench, Johnny (Lee) Carson, Johnny Cash, Johnny Hodges, Johnny Mercer, Johnny Unitas, Johnny Weissmuller, Johnny …   Enciclopedia Universal

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