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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Rebel, Reb, Johnny Reb, Johnny, greybacknoun

    `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

Wiktionary

  1. Johnnynoun

    A jack (the playing card)

  2. Johnnynoun

    A nickname for Confederate soldiers, used by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War (1861-1865).

    Willie Cox said they found him in the barn, shot bang through the head, and the young English johnny who'd been on the station learning farming - disappeared. - "Millie", 1913 short story by Katherine Mansfield

  3. johnnynoun

    A condom.

  4. johnnynoun

    An inexperienced new worker, usually an immigrant.

    Willie Cox said they found him in the barn, shot bang through the head, and the young English johnny who'd been on the station learning farming - disappeared. - "Millie", 1913 short story by Katherine Mansfield

  5. johnnynoun

    A gown with a back opening closed with snaps or ties, worn by hospital patients.

    Synonyms: hospital gown; patient gown

  6. Johnnynoun

    A diminutive of the male given name John.

    Etymology: John +‎ -y

Webster Dictionary

  1. Johnnynoun

    a familiar diminutive of John

  2. Johnnynoun

    a sculpin

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    Song lyrics by johnny -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by johnny on the Lyrics.com website.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Johnny' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3602

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Johnny in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Johnny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Johnny in a Sentence

  1. Bam Margera:

    My ‘family’ Jackass has betrayed me, abandoned me, rejected me. Not all of them. I love all of them and they love me back. But it's specifically Jeff Tremaine and Johnny Knoxville so I feel like my family has f--king done everything horrible to me and made me jump through hoops and walk on eggshells, which is impossible, and strung me along like a f--king puppet to get the $5 million that I usually get when I get when I make a movie with them.

  2. Johnny Wowk:

    By now you should know not to eat the GMO -Johnny The Walker

  3. Johnny Wowk:

    If you feel your walk matters then it matters. -Johnny Wowk AKA Johnny The Walker

  4. Paul Reiser today .:

    The Carson company is run by his nephew, and when we told him the story, he laughed and said, ‘ That’s my life story. ’ He got a summer job working in his uncle Johnny’s show. His summer job became a longer job and before you know it, he’s there forever. No matter how much he screwed up, everybody said, ‘ Well, that’s Johnny’s kid. You ca n’t touch him. ’ We obviously did n’t know that, but thought it was perfect.

  5. Johnny Cash:

    Sometimes I am two people. Johnny is the nice one. Cash causes all the trouble. They fight.

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