Toni

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See also: toni and töni

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Toni

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Antonia, sometimes used as a formal given name.
    • 1979 William Golding, Darkness Visible, page 134:
      "I'm not Toni any more. I'm Antonia." Sophy burst out laughing. "And I'm Sophia."

Noun[edit]

Toni ‎(plural Tonis)

  1. (US, slang) A homosexual male who approaches male strangers (who are usually straight) and asks them for sex, and aggressively persists them.

Usage notes[edit]

Popular in the 1960s and 1970s, commonly heard in the Washington, D.C. area.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally a diminutive of Anttoni ‎(Anthony) and Anton.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtoni/
  • Hyphenation: To‧ni

Proper noun[edit]

Toni

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Toni (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Toni Tonit
genitive Tonin Tonien
partitive Tonia Toneja
illative Toniin Toneihin
singular plural
nominative Toni Tonit
accusative nom.? Toni Tonit
gen. Tonin
genitive Tonin Tonien
partitive Tonia Toneja
inessive Tonissa Toneissa
elative Tonista Toneista
illative Toniin Toneihin
adessive Tonilla Toneilla
ablative Tonilta Toneilta
allative Tonille Toneille
essive Tonina Toneina
translative Toniksi Toneiksi
instructive Tonein
abessive Tonitta Toneitta
comitative Toneineen

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