AskDefine | Define Johnny

Dictionary Definition

Johnny n : `johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `grayback' derived from their gray Confederate uniforms [syn: Rebel, Reb, Johnny Reb, grayback]

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Proper noun

  1. A given name, diminutive of John.


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



Proper noun

  1. A given name of English origin.


Alternative spellings

Proper noun

  1. A given name of English origin.


Alternative spellings

Proper noun

  1. A given name borrowed from English.

Extensive Definition

Johnny or Johnnie is the diminutive form of the common English name John.
Johnny may also refer to:

See also

Johnny in Spanish: Johnny
Johnny in Finnish: Johnny
Johnny brovo

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