Associations to the word «Johnny»


JOHNNY, proper noun. A diminutive of the   male given name John.
JOHNNY, noun. (slang) A jack (the playing card)
JOHNNY, noun. A nickname for Confederate soldiers, used by the Union soldiers in the American Civil War (1861-1865).
JOHNNY, noun. (slang) A condom.
JOHNNY, noun. (New Zealand) (pejorative) An inexperienced new worker, usually an immigrant.
JOHNNY, noun. A gown with a back opening closed with snaps or ties, worn by hospital patients.
JOHNNY BAG, noun. (slang) A condom.
JOHNNY BAGS, noun. Plural of johnny bag
JOHNNY CAKE, noun. (colloquial) corn bread
JOHNNY CANUCK, proper noun. A Canadian.
JOHNNY CANUCK, proper noun. (chiefly WWI) (WWII) A Canadian soldier.
JOHNNY CANUCK, proper noun. A personification of Canada.
JOHNNY CRAPAUD, noun. (offensive) (derogatory) (ethnic slur) A Frenchman.
JOHNNY FOREIGNER, proper noun. (UK) (informal) (derogatory) A foreigner, someone who is not British.
JOHNNY HOPPER, noun. (UK) (Cockney rhyming slang) A police officer.
JOHNNY HOPPERS, noun. Plural of Johnny Hopper
JOHNNY HOUSE, noun. A privy, a pit toilet enclosed within a simple shelter, in North America traditionally made of wood. Usually it is an outbuilding to a habitable structure. Also called john and outhouse.
JOHNNY LAW, proper noun. (US) A generic police officer.
JOHNNY MOSS, proper noun. A famous poker player and gambler
JOHNNY MOSS, proper noun. (poker slang) An ace and a ten as starting cards in Texas hold 'em
JOHNNY ONIONS, noun. (dated) (UK) A Breton agricultural labourer who travelled through English cities selling onions from a bicycle
JOHNNY REB, proper noun. (obsolete) (informal) A Confederate soldier in the American Civil War.
JOHNNY REB, proper noun. (by extension) The Confederacy in general

Dictionary definition

JOHNNY, noun. `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms.

Wise words

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