carnie
noun see carny

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Carnie — This name is of Scottish locational origin from a place called Carnie near Skene in Aberdeenshire. The name derives from the Gaelic carn meaning a cairn, or pile of stone erected as a memorial or marker. The surname from this source is first… …   Surnames reference

  • Carnie — 1. person who works in a carnival; 2. in the style of or suitable for a carnival ( carn(ival) + ie ) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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  • carnie — n. (Informal) carnival; person who works in a carnival …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carnie — I. /ˈkani/ (say kahnee) Colloquial –noun 1. a person who works in a carnival. –adjective 2. in the style of or suitable for a carnival. {carn(ival) + ie} II. /ˈkani/ (say kahnee) nou …   Australian English dictionary

  • carnie — variant of carny …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Carnie-Hill —    CARNIE HILL, a village, in the parish of Auchter gaven, county of Perth, 5½ miles (S. E. by S.) from Dunkeld; containing 133 inhabitants. This village, which is situated on the road from Perth to Dunkeld, on the summit of an elevated ridge, at …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Dave Carnie — David Ross Carnie Born December 14, 1969 Residence Northern California Dave Carnie (born December 14, 1969), is a former editor in chief of Big Brother Magazine …   Wikipedia

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