johnny

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noun john·ny \ˈjä-nē\

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 (such as hospital patients) undergoing medical examination or treatment

Origin and Etymology of johnny

from the name Johnny


First Known Use: 1673


JOHNNY Defined for English Language Learners

johnny

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noun john·ny \ˈjä-nē\

Definition of johnny for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Medical Dictionary

johnny

noun john·ny
variants: also

johnnie

\ˈjän-ē\play

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

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