What does jenny mean?

Definitions for jennyˈdʒɛn i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jenny.

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steven Hoffman:

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

  2. 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.

  3. Ken Westin:

    We live in an age where it is time to sit little Timmy and Jenny down and discuss the consequences of cybercrime. If kids understand that there are severe consequences to cybercrime and hacking, they will be much less likely to participate.

  4. Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling:

    Jenny replied to this with a bitterness which might have surprized a judicious person, who had observed the tranquillity with which she bore all the affronts to her chastity; but her patience was perhaps tired out, for this is a virtue which is very apt to be fatigued by exercise.

  5. 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.

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