HyperDic: johnny

English > 1 sense of the word Johnny:
NOUNperson Johnny, Rebel, Reb, Johnny Reb, greyback'Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War
Johnny > pronunciation
Soundsjhaa'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > Johnny: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning'Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; 'greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms.
SynonymsRebel, Reb, Johnny Reb, greyback
BroaderConfederate soldierA soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishjohnny
Catalanjohnny, Johnny

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