benny

noun
ben·​ny | \ ˈbe-nē How to pronounce benny (audio) \
plural bennies

Definition of benny

1 slang : amphetamine
2 slang : a tablet of amphetamine taken as a stimulant

Examples of benny in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ancient regulars, neighborhood relics, old-time alcoholics, male and female, sitting across from the new clientele of benny and lude users getting their groove on at the pool tables. Michelle Tea, Harper's magazine, 22 June 2019

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First Known Use of benny

1945, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for benny

Benzedrine + -ie

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“Benny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benny. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for benny

benny

noun
ben·​ny | \ ˈben-ē How to pronounce benny (audio) \
plural bennies

Medical Definition of benny

slang
: a tablet of amphetamine taken as a stimulant

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