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ˈdʒɛn iJen·ny

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jenny, William Le Baron Jennynoun

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

  2. jennet, jenny, jenny assnoun

    female donkey

Wiktionary

  1. jennynoun

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

  2. jennynoun

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

  3. Jennynoun

    A Wren (member of the WRNS)

  4. Jennynoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jennynoun

    a familiar or pet form of the proper name Jane

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

  2. Jennynoun

    a familiar name of the European wren

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

  3. Jennynoun

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

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

Freebase

  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.]

Rap Dictionary

  1. jennynoun

    Vagina; the female counterpart of Jimmy. "When Jenny and Jimmy start shootin the gift" -- De La Soul featuring Native Tongues (Buddy 12")

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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of Jenny in a Sentence

  1. Lyric Drumgoole:

    I want Jenny Lee Maldonado to grow it long so I can braid it, i want Lyric Drumgoole to be safe.

  2. Luc Dardenne:

    We're interested in individuals, in details, in ordinary things to, hopefully, make something extra-ordinary of them, at least to widen the scope, but we're really staying with this suburban doctor who refuses to become richer by changing practice because she wants to stay where she is to find out the identity of The Unknown Girl. That's what we're interested in, the moral responsibility that Jenny feels.

  3. Steven Hoffman:

    The most prominent example of harm would be, in my mind, Jenny McCarthy.

  4. Gloria Allred:

    This action sends an important message to Jenny Sushe and to other boxers that the California Athletic Commission will take quick action to suspend boxers who sexually harass members of the public in California and that sexual harassment will not be tolerated in our state.

  5. Tina Turner:

    Barrie has always believed in me; he was the first promoter who supported me as a solo artist, and was very responsible for the success of my solo career. He and Jenny remain true and valued friends.

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