johnny

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Noun[edit]

johnny (plural johnnies)

  1. (slang) A condom.
  2. (New Zealand, pejorative) An inexperienced new worker, usually an immigrant.
    Willie Cox said they found him in the barn, shot bang through the head, and the young English johnny who'd been on the station learning farming - disappeared. - "Millie", 1913 short story by Katherine Mansfield
  3. A gown with a back opening closed with snaps or ties, worn by hospital patients.
    Synonyms: hospital gown; patient gown

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