[ US /ˈdʒɑni/ ]
[ UK /d‍ʒˈɒni/ ]
  1. `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms
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  • He gave the address of his hotel, making sure that Johnny, talking to another salesgirl a foot or two away, would have heard it. DISPLACED PERSON
  • Carson's voice on the phone was preceded by that of a lawyer who asked if I would mind listening to Johnny while he spoke his piece, which sounds like even daffier a concept now than it did then. Nights with Johnny Carson: As long as it's been, we still long for them
  • - Are you codding me,  I says,  and the neck of the army Johnny Jameson half way already into his glass. Cyclops
  • One week after this story was written, the top 20 pop albums in the United States included records by fresh-faced adolescents the Beatles, teen sensation Bob Seger, twentysomething heartthrob Frank Sinatra, a barely-postpubescent but preternaturally-talented Bob Marley, recent high school graduate Rod Stewart, former boy band member Johnny Cash, newly-discovered youth sensation Barry White, and a band whose name is synonymous with "teenage rebellion": Pink Floyd. Sirilyan Diary Entry
  • The frontier has been an active source for American folktales dealing with characters such as Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry, and Mike Fink.
  • There is songwriter, lead vocalist, and flutist, Johnny Burkemeister, and his brother Arlo Burkemeister who plays a Gibson EDS-1275 double neck guitar. Albatross Antics
  • Someone like Johnny would approach a fellow with a claim and offer him 10 cents on the dollar, cash on the barrelhead. CHASING the WHITE DOG
  • On the cover of the novel is a photo of an anorexic young Johnny with earring and guitar; inside is his portrait of the faltering and the fameless. Lethem Heads West, Takes It Easy
  • The alleged victim, Johnny Jean, and his mother, Rose Marie Jean, told Haitian radio stations he had been raped by Uruguayan marines and provided testimony to a judge in the southern town of Port-Salut, where the incident allegedly took place on July 28. Uruguay apologizes over alleged rape by U.N. peacekeepers
  • Johnny was refusing to eat his Cheerios and was squirming in his chair as his mother tried to feed him.
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