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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