Pronunciation: ( jon'ē), [key]
—pl. -nies for 1–3.
1. (sometimes l.c.) a familiar term of address for a man or boy.
2. (sometimes l.c.) Slang.a short, collarless gown that is fastened in back and is worn by hospital patients, persons being examined in a doctor's office, etc.
3. (l.c.) Slang.toilet; bathroom.
4. a male given name, form of John. Also,John'nie.
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