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Benny

[ben-ee] /ˈbɛn i/
noun
1.
Jack (Benjamin Kubelsky) 1894–1974, U.S. comedian.
2.
a male given name, form of Benjamin.
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British Dictionary definitions for jackie benny

benny1

/ˈbɛnɪ/
noun (pl) -nies
1.
(old-fashioned, slang) an amphetamine tablet, esp benzedrine: a stimulant
Word Origin
C20: shortened from Benzedrine

benny2

/ˈbɛnɪ/
noun (pl) -nies
1.
(US, slang) a man's overcoat
Word Origin
C19: from Benjamin, perhaps from a tailor's name

Benny

/ˈbɛnɪ/
noun
1.
Jack, real name Benjamin Kubelsky. 1894–1974, US comedian
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Contemporary definitions for jackie benny
noun

a benefit provided by an employer; a perk

Examples

You have lots of bennies to make up for lack of pay.

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Slang definitions & phrases for jackie benny

benny

modifier

: The kid was a benny addict

noun

Any amphetamine pill, esp Benzedrine2 (1950s+)


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