Definition of dunny

 (Entry 1 of 3)

obsolete
dun·​ny | \ ˈdəni, ˈdu̇ni \

Definition of dunny (Entry 2 of 3)

dialectal, British
: slow to perceive : dull

dunny

noun
dun·​ny | \ ˈdənē, -ni \
plural -es

Definition of dunny (Entry 3 of 3)

Australia
: toilet especially : one outdoors : privy

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History and Etymology for dunny

Adjective (1)

dun entry 1 + -y

Adjective (2)

origin unknown

Noun

alteration of British argot dunnekin, of unknown origin

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“Dunny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dunny. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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