What does jenny mean?

Definitions for jennyˈdʒɛn i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jenny, William Le Baron Jenny(noun)

    United States architect who designed the first skyscraper in which a metal skeleton was used (1832-1907)

  2. jennet, jenny, jenny ass(noun)

    female donkey


  1. jenny(Noun)

    A device for spinning thread from fiber onto multiple spindles (also called spinning jenny).

  2. jenny(Noun)

    A female creature of certain kinds, such as wren and donkey.

  3. Jenny(Noun)

    A Wren (member of the WRNS)

  4. Jenny(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the female given names Jane and Jennifer, also used as a formal given name.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jenny(noun)

    a familiar or pet form of the proper name Jane

  2. Jenny(noun)

    a familiar name of the European wren

  3. Jenny(noun)

    a machine for spinning a number of threads at once, -- used in factories

  4. Origin: [A corruption of gin an engine; influenced by Jenny, the proper name. See Gin an engine, and cf. Ginny-carriage.]


  1. Jenny

    Jenny is a 1970 film starring Marlo Thomas and Alan Alda, released by ABC Pictures. The film was rated "M" for "Mature Audiences." Singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson provided Jenny 's theme song, "Waiting".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jenny

    jen′i, n. a female bird, a wren—usually Jenn′y-wren: a female ass: a spinning-jenny. [From the name Jenny; prob. the last sense from gin.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'jenny' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2045


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jenny in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jenny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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