tony

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English[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtəʊni/
  • (file)
    Rhymes: -əʊni

Etymology 1[edit]

tone +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

tony (comparative tonier, superlative toniest)

  1. Stylish, high-toned, upscale.
    • 2015 October 1, Hank Stuever, “In the hunt for a new favorite show, 'when' might be as crucial as 'what'”, in Washington Post:
      Meanwhile, on another plane entirely, “Another Period” (Comedy Central, recently renewed for Season 2) is a send-up of crunchy-gravel dramas, set in tony Rhode Island in 1902.
    • 2017, David Friend, The Naughty Nineties:
      My host gained national notoriety after her high-profile arrest in 1993 on charges connected with running L.A.'s toniest prostitution ring.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From the name Tony.

Noun[edit]

tony (plural tonies)

  1. (archaic) A simpleton.

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Noun[edit]

tony

  1. genitive singular of tona
  2. nominative plural of tona
  3. accusative plural of tona
  4. vocative plural of tona