noun see meanie

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Meany — is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Edmond S. Meany, American historian, politician, and Mountaineer George Meany, American labor leader, first president of the AFL CIO Paul Meany, American musician Bugs Meany, a recurring… …   Wikipedia

  • Meany — ist der Nachname folgender Personen: George Meany (1894–1980), US amerikanischer Gewerkschaftsfunktionär Helen Meany (1904–1991), US amerikanische Wasserspringerin Paul Meany (*1976), US amerikanischer Musiker Diese Seite …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Meany —   [ miːnɪ], George, amerikanischer Gewerkschaftsführer, * New York 16. 8. 1894, ✝ Washington (D. C.) 10. 1. 1980; wurde 1940 Schatzmeister der AFL, 1952 deren Vorsitzender als Nachfolger W. Greens und war 1955 79 Präsident der AFL/CIO. Um die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • meany — see MEANIE (Cf. meanie) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Meany — [mē′nē] George 1894 1980; U.S. labor leader: president of the AFL CIO (1955 79) …   English World dictionary

  • meany — AND meanie n. a mean or grouchy person. □ Come on! Don’t be such a meany. □ I don’t want to be a meany, but if you don’t turn down that radio, I don’t know what I’ll do …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • meany — /mee nee/, n., pl. meanies. Informal. a small minded, petty, or malicious person: The children said their teacher was a real meany. Also, meanie. [1925 30; MEAN2 + Y2] * * * …   Universalium

  • Meany — Recorded in the spellings of Meeny, Meany, O Mo(o)ney, O Moeney etc.this surname is Irish. However spelt it is an anglicized form of the pre 10th century Gaelic O Maonaigh. The prefix O indicates male descendant of , plus the personal byname… …   Surnames reference

  • Meany — biographical name George 1894 1980 American labor leader …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Meany — /mee nee/, n. George, 1894 1980, U.S. labor leader: 3rd president of the AFL 1952 55; 1st president of the AFL CIO 1955 79. * * * …   Universalium

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