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ben·ny

 (bĕn′ē)
n. pl. ben·nies Slang
An amphetamine tablet taken as a stimulant.

[From Benzedrine, a trademark formerly used for a preparation of amphetamine.]

benny

(ˈbɛnɪ)
n, pl -nies
(Pharmacology) old-fashioned slang an amphetamine tablet, esp benzedrine: a stimulant
[C20: shortened from Benzedrine]

benny

(ˈbɛnɪ)
n, pl -nies
(Clothing & Fashion) slang US a man's overcoat
[C19: from Benjamin, perhaps from a tailor's name]

Benny

(ˈbɛnɪ)
n
(Biography) Jack, real name Benjamin Kubelsky. 1894–1974, US comedian

ben•ny

(ˈbɛn i)

n., pl. -nies. Slang.
an amphetamine tablet.
[1950–55, Amer.; by shortening of Benzedrine]

Ben•ny

(ˈbɛn i)

n.
Jack (Benjamin Kubelsky), 1894–1974, U.S. comedian.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.benny - East Indian annual erect herbbenny - East Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil
benniseed, sesame seed - small oval seeds of the sesame plant
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Sesamum, Sesamum - tropical African and Indian herbs
2.Benny - United States comedian known for his timeing and delivery and self-effacing humor (1894-1974)
Translations

benny

(o.f.) [ˈbenɪ] N (Drugs) → bencedrina ® f
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There's a neighbor named Brace Dunlap that's been wanting to marry their Benny for three months, and at last they told him point blank and once for all, he COULDN'T; so he has soured on them, and they're worried about it.
I judge he thought he could have any girl he wanted, just for the asking, and it must have set him back a good deal when he found he couldn't get Benny. Why, Benny's only half as old as he is, and just as sweet and lovely as--well, you've seen her.
Nellie was huddled against her mother, who sat, idle, with little Benny in her arms.
In the white moonlight, she and Benny looked as if they had been carved from stone.
Their sickness was the hand of God, but Benny just ain't had enough to eat.
Before the corn was in tassel, he had been laid beside Benny.
Just you lay quiet here and watch the stuff till I run and hook Benny Taylor's little wagon; I won't be gone a minute."
“I’ve a notion,” said the wood-chopper, “ that there’s water in this lake to swim the biggest whale that ever was invented; and, as to the pines, I think I ought to know so’thing consarning them; I have chopped many a one that was sixty times the length of my helve, without counting the eye; and I believe, Benny, that if the old pine that stands in the hollow of the Vision Mountain just over the village—you may see the tree itself by looking up, for the moon is on its top yet—well, now I believe, if that same tree was planted out in the deepest part of the lake, there would be water enough for the biggest ship that ever was built to float over it, without touching its upper branches, I do.”
"Alguna vez le pregunte a quienes llegaron a tratarlo, que hacia genial a Benny More y el musico Luis Angel Silva 'Melon', quien tuvo la suerte de haber tocado con el, me decia que aparte de su voz, ritmo y carisma, tenia una gran capacidad para improvisar", platico a Notimex.
In celebration of Benny, the Chicago Dogs assisted the teen in running the bases during the game in what was called a "Home Run for Life." Chicago Dogs players and fans united in a standing ovation for Benny in what was a truly touching moment.
Release date- 07082019 - TORONTO - Bragg Gaming Group (TSXV:BRAG, OTC:BRGGF) is pleased to announce that Benny Bonsu, Head of GiveMeSport's newly launched GiveMeSport Women division, has been elected to the Leaders Under 40 Awards Class of 2019.
class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned data-instgrm-permalink= "The papemelroti family sends off our co-founder, our beloved Sir Benny.