Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of CRONY

Pronunciation:  'krownee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\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.
                                               Irving.

 
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
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY