carny

(redirected from Carnie)

car·ny

also car·ney  (kär′nē)
n. pl. car·nies also car·neys Informal
1. A traveling amusement show; a carnival.
2. One who works with a carnival.

carny

(ˈkɑːnɪ) or

carney

vb, -nies, -nying, -nied, -neys, -neying or -neyed
informal Brit to coax or cajole
[C19: of unknown origin]

carny

(ˈkɑːnɪ) ,

carney

or

carnie

n, pl -nies
1. short for carnival
2. a person who works in a carnival

car•ny

or car•ney

(ˈkɑr ni)

n., pl. -nies or -neys.
1. a person employed by a carnival.
[1930–35; carn (ival) + -y2]

carny


Past participle: carnied
Gerund: carnying

Imperative
carny
carny
Present
I carny
you carny
he/she/it carnies
we carny
you carny
they carny
Preterite
I carnied
you carnied
he/she/it carnied
we carnied
you carnied
they carnied
Present Continuous
I am carnying
you are carnying
he/she/it is carnying
we are carnying
you are carnying
they are carnying
Present Perfect
I have carnied
you have carnied
he/she/it has carnied
we have carnied
you have carnied
they have carnied
Past Continuous
I was carnying
you were carnying
he/she/it was carnying
we were carnying
you were carnying
they were carnying
Past Perfect
I had carnied
you had carnied
he/she/it had carnied
we had carnied
you had carnied
they had carnied
Future
I will carny
you will carny
he/she/it will carny
we will carny
you will carny
they will carny
Future Perfect
I will have carnied
you will have carnied
he/she/it will have carnied
we will have carnied
you will have carnied
they will have carnied
Future Continuous
I will be carnying
you will be carnying
he/she/it will be carnying
we will be carnying
you will be carnying
they will be carnying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been carnying
you have been carnying
he/she/it has been carnying
we have been carnying
you have been carnying
they have been carnying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been carnying
you will have been carnying
he/she/it will have been carnying
we will have been carnying
you will have been carnying
they will have been carnying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been carnying
you had been carnying
he/she/it had been carnying
we had been carnying
you had been carnying
they had been carnying
Conditional
I would carny
you would carny
he/she/it would carny
we would carny
you would carny
they would carny
Past Conditional
I would have carnied
you would have carnied
he/she/it would have carnied
we would have carnied
you would have carnied
they would have carnied
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Im happy with the result and I think the jury did a good job, said Kevin Carnie of the Simon Law Firm.
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Head of Radio 2 Lewis Carnie said: "I am delighted that Ed Miliband and Iain Duncan Smith will be presenting the Jeremy Vine Show.
Newly-formed operator Locked Inns, run by Keir Carnie and Elliott Fulton, has teamed up with Heineken's managed pubs division Star Pubs and Bars to plough the funds into a complete overhaul of the popular Claremont Road venue, which has lain empty for some time.
Carnie, a researcher, consultant, and trainer in philanthropy and fundraising in Spain, describes the development of high-value philanthropy in Europe, focusing on private sector donors that make gifts of 25,000 euros or more.
Its important to know that the patient and family voice was incorporated, said Carnie.
Radio 2's Lewis Carnie said: "Terry was such a huge part of our audience's lives for so long that finding another presenter was always going to be difficult.
CHRISTMAS came early for brave Huddersfield youngster Theo Carnie.
Robyn Carnie, then 18, had a difficult decision to make when she had to be fitted with a pig's valve after being diagnosed with a rare heart disease aortic stenosis and regurgitation.
Now in its fourth year in the Mohawk Valley and sixth year overall, producer Doug Carnie said the idea to do reggae festivals sprouted when some friends were talking in the sauna at the 1994 Country Fair.
If the walks are literally invisible, the installations, such as the centerpiece of this show, The Carnie (all works 2010), often lean toward Grand Guignol.