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johnny

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noun john·ny \ˈjä-nē\

Simple Definition of johnny

  • : a loose piece of clothing that is open at the back and that is worn by someone (such as a hospital patient) who is being examined, treated, etc., by a doctor

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of johnny

plural

johnnies

  1. 1 often capitalized :  fellow, guy

  2. 2 :  a short-sleeved collarless gown that is open in the back and is worn by persons (as hospital patients) undergoing medical examination or treatment

Origin and Etymology of johnny

from the name Johnny


First Known Use: 1673


Medical Dictionary

johnny

noun john·ny

Medical Definition of johnny

plural

johnnies

  1. :  a short-sleeved collarless gown with an opening in the back for wear by persons (as hospital patients) undergoing medical examination or treatment



Variants of johnny

also

johnnie

\ˈjän-ē\play

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