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Meaning of JOHNNY

Pronunciation:  'jânee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (informal) `johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `grayback' derived from their gray Confederate uniforms
 

JOHNNY is a 6 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: grayback, Johnny Reb, Reb, Rebel
 
 See Also: Confederate soldier

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\John"ny\, n.; pl. {Johnnies}.
1. A familiar diminutive of {John}.

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

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

 
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