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Meaning of CRONY

Pronunciation:  'krownee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

CRONY is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: brother, buddy, chum, pal, sidekick
 See Also: cobber, friend



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cro"ny\ (kr?"n?), n.; pl. {Cronies} (-n?z). [Orig., an
old woman. See {Crone}.]
1. A crone. [Obs.] ``Marry not an old crony.'' --Burton.

2. An intimate companion; a familiar frend. [Colloq.]

         He soon found his former cronies, though all rather
         the worse for the wear and tear of time. --W.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: ace, adjunct, ally, amigo, associate, bedfellow, bedmate, bosom buddy, brother, brother-in-arms, buddy, bunkie, bunkmate, butty, camarade, chamberfellow, chum, classmate, coadjutor, cohort, colleague, comate, companion, company, compatriot, compeer, comrade, confederate, confrere, consociate, consort, copartner, fellow, fellow member, fellow student, girl friend, gossip, mate, messmate, old crony, pal, pard, pardner, partner, playfellow, playmate, roommate, running mate, schoolfellow, schoolmate, shipmate, side partner, sidekick, teammate, workfellow, yokefellow, yokemate