Johnny

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john·ny

 (jŏn′ē)
n. pl. john·nies
A loose short-sleeved gown opening in the back, worn by patients undergoing medical treatment or examination.

[From the name Johnny, nickname for John.]

johnny

(ˈdʒɒnɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. (often capital) informal a man or boy; chap
2. a slang word for condom

John•ny

or John•nie

(ˈdʒɒn i)

n., pl. -nies. (sometimes l.c.)
a short, collarless gown fastened in back, worn by medical patients, as in a hospital.
[1665–75; generic use of the proper name]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Johnny - `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil WarJohnny - `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
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Confederate soldier - a soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War
Translations

Johnny

[ˈdʒɒnɪ] NJuanito

johnny

[ˈdʒɒnɪ] Ntío m, sujeto m

Johnny

n dim of JohnHänschen nt, → Hänsel m (old)

johnny

n (Brit inf) (= man)Typ m (inf); (= condom)Pariser m (inf)
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Someone threw a packet of rubber johnnies which grazed my nose.