meany

[mee-nee]
noun, plural meanies. Informal.
a small-minded, petty, or malicious person: The children said their teacher was a real meany.
Also, meanie.


Origin:
1925–30; mean2 + -y2

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Meany

[mee-nee]
noun
George, 1894–1980, U.S. labor leader: 3rd president of the AFL 1952–55; 1st president of the AFL-CIO 1955–79.
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meanie or meany (ˈmiːnɪ)
 
n , pl meanies
1.  chiefly (Brit) a miserly or stingy person
2.  chiefly (US) a nasty ill-tempered person
 
meany or meany
 
n

meany (ˈmiːnɪ)
 
n
informal a variant spelling of meanie

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meany definition


and meanie
  1. n.
    a mean or grouchy person. : Come on! Don't be such a meany.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences
Meany indicated that it was a barebones budget and they are sticking to it.
We still have many, meany years until this type of technology is implemented into every day lives.
Meany's research showed that, in rats, hippocampus size is influenced by maternal nurturing behavior such as licking after birth.
Meany said he has a site plan but it shows no excavation.
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