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  1. Tonynoun

    A short form of Anthony, also used as a formal male given name.

  2. Tonynoun

    Any of the statuettes awarded by the American Theatre Wing.

  3. tonyadjective

    Stylish, high-toned, upscale.

    They found a tony location for the new store.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tonynoun

    a simpleton

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tony

    tō′ni, n. a simpleton. [Antony.]

  2. Tony

    tō′ni, adj. (U.S.) genteel, high-toned.

Editors Contribution

  1. tonynoun

    Yon Mosaic law of education. Associated with Moses. 2,240 pounds of volume equals to a metric ton, or 40 cubic feet of unknown quantity. (Sound Boundaries)

    Tony is the short word for Testimony.

    Etymology: Testimony

    Submitted by tony_l on September 10, 2023  

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. TONY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Tony is ranked #22158 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Tony surname appeared 1,166 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Tony.

    39.5% or 461 total occurrences were White.
    36.6% or 427 total occurrences were Black.
    8.8% or 103 total occurrences were Asian.
    8.5% or 100 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    3.8% or 45 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.5% or 30 total occurrences were of two or more races.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tony' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2253

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tony' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1241

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tony in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of tony in a Sentence

  1. Diane Rwigara:

    Tony Ndasingwa don't have to be involved in politics to be prosecuted. They only need to see Tony Ndasingwa with an opposition member they don't like, they come after Tony Ndasingwa. Basically Tony Ndasingwa are prosecuted and presumed guilty by association.

  2. Scarface:

    Soza. I like you Tony,I think you and me can do business a long time.But I only tell you this one time-Don't you ever try to fuck me Tony.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Tony Perkins wrote that out for me -- he actually wrote out 2, he wrote out the number 2 Corinthians, i took exactly what Tony said, and I said, 'Well Tony has to know better than anybody.'.

  4. Scarface:

    Tony Montana Me, I want what's coming to me. Manny Oh, well what's coming to you Tony Montana The world, Chico, and everything in it.

  5. Scarface:

    Tony Montana In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the women.

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