benny

noun
ben·​ny | \ˈbe-nē \
plural bennies

Definition of benny 

1 slang : amphetamine

2 slang : a tablet of amphetamine taken as a stimulant

First Known Use of benny

1945, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for benny

Benzedrine + -ie

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about benny

Statistics for benny

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for benny

The first known use of benny was in 1945

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for benny

benny

noun
ben·​ny | \ˈben-ē \
plural bennies

Medical Definition of benny 

slang

: a tablet of amphetamine taken as a stimulant

More from Merriam-Webster on benny

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with benny

Comments on benny

What made you want to look up benny? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a knickknack or trinket

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!