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John, Gospel of
John, Second Epistle of
JOHN, THE APOSTLE
JOHN, THE EPISTLES OF
JOHN, THE REVELATION OF
John, Third Epistle of
John-a-Nokes
John-a-Stiles
John-apple
john-dory
Johnadreams
Johnapple
johnboat
Johne's disease
Johnnies
Johnny Appleseed
johnny cake
Johnny Cash
Johnny Crapaud
Johnny Grindle
Johnny on the spot
Johnny Reb
johnny-cake
Johnny-come-lately
Johnny-jump-up
Johnny-on-the-spot
johnnycake
Johns
Johns Hopkins

Johnny definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: `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 [syn: Rebel, Reb, Johnny Reb, Johnny, greyback]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural johnnies) Etymology: from the name Johnny Date: 1673 1. often capitalized fellow, guy 2. a short-sleeved collarless gown that is open in the back and is worn by persons (as hospital patients) undergoing medical examination or treatment

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -ies) Brit. colloq. a fellow; a man. Phrases and idioms: johnny-come-lately colloq. a recently arrived person. Etymology: familiar form of the name John

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Johnny John"ny, n.; pl. Johnnies. 1. A familiar diminutive of John. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A sculpin. [Local cant] Johny Crapaud, a jocose designation of a Frenchman, or of the French people, collectively.

Moby Thesaurus

Adamite, WC, backhouse, basement, bastard, bathroom, bedpan, being, bird, body, bugger, can, cat, chamber, chamber pot, chap, character, chemical closet, chemical toilet, closet, comfort station, commode, convenience, crapper, creature, customer, duck, earth closet, earthling, feller, fellow, groundling, guy, hand, head, homo, human, human being, individual, jasper, jerry, john, johnny house, joker, jordan, lad, latrine, lavatory, life, living soul, loo, man, mortal, necessary, nose, one, outhouse, party, person, personage, personality, piss pot, potty, potty-chair, powder room, privy, rest room, single, somebody, someone, soul, stool, stud, tellurian, terran, throne, thunder mug, toilet, toilet room, urinal, washroom, water closet, worldling




 


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