Sonny

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sonny

  1. A nickname of a child.
  2. A male given name.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1938 Margery Allingham: The Fashion in Shrouds: page 136:
    'I was christened "Sonny"', the boy said with a protective formality which was clearly of some years' growth. ' It seems to have been all right then. Fashionable, you know. Now, of course, it's ghastly. Everyone calls me Sinclair, even Mother.'
  • 1990 Nadine Gordimer: My Son's Story: page 55:
    Sonny had had to change his mind about so many things, as his life changed, as the very meaning of his ridiculous name changed - first a hangover from sentimental parents, then a nickname to reassure the crowds at rallies that he was one of them, then an addendum to his full names in a prison dossier: 'also known as Sonny'. A common criminal with aliases.

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sonny

  1. A male given name borrowed from English in the mid-twentieth century.

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sonny

  1. A male given name borrowed from English in the mid-twentieth century.

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