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  1. Barney(ProperNoun)

    based on the given names, or from the place name Barney, "barn/barley island".

  2. barney(Noun)

    A noisy argument.

  3. barney(Noun)

    A minor physical fight.

  4. barney(Verb)

    To argue, to quarrel.

  5. Barney(ProperNoun)

    A male given name transferred from the surname, and a diminutive of Barnabas, Barnaby, Bernard, or Barnett.

  6. Barney(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the male given names Barnabas, Bernard, or Barnett.

  7. Barney(ProperNoun)

    A surname based on the given names, or from the place name Barney, Old English "barn/barley island".

  8. Barney(ProperNoun)

    A city and village in North Dakota.

  9. Barney(ProperNoun)

    A village in Norfolk, England.


  1. Barney

    Barney Bush was a Scottish Terrier owned by former U.S. President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush. Barney had his own official web page which redirected to an extension of the White House website. Barney was born in New Jersey and he was often referred to as the "First Dog."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Barney

    bär′ni, n. (slang) humbug: a prize-fight.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. barney

    In Commonwealth hackish, barney is to fred (sense #1) as bar is to foo. That is, people who commonly use fred as their first metasyntactic variable will often use barney second. The reference is, of course, to Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble in the Flintstones cartoons.

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How to pronounce Barney?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Barney in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Barney in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Barney in a Sentence

  1. Jeb Bush:

    I introduced Vladimir Putin to Barney. You remember Barney ? Scottish terrier. I was crazy about the little guy, anyway, so Vladimir Putin kinda dissed Vladimir Putin. Kinda looked at Vladimir Putin and Vladimir Putin body language was,' You call that thing a dog ?' Kinda hurt my feelings, but of course I was President of the United States and couldn't let anybody know United States.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    Vladimir Putin kneels and Vladimir Putin says bigger and stronger and faster than Barney, and anyway, it was an instructive moment. Imagine that ? A president saying my dog is bigger than your dog. And really what it says is Vladimir's got a chip on Vladimir Putin shoulder because Vladimir Putin believes the demise of the Soviet was bad for the world.

  3. So I Married an Axe Murderer:

    Charlie Woman... woe-man... whoooa-man. She was a thief, you got to believe, she stole my heart and my cat. Judy, Betty, Josie and those hot Pussycats... they made me horny, on Saturday morning... girls of cartoo-ins will leave me in ruins... I want to to be Betty's Barney. Jane... get me off this crazy thing... called love.

  4. Rodney Pistorius:

    I cannot even express to you how much I hated Barney.

  5. Susan Morley:

    Even parents who hate' Baby Shark,' hate Baby Shark less than they hated Barney.

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    cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across
    • A. gloat
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