Definition of Jenny

1. Noun. United States architect who designed the first skyscraper in which a metal skeleton was used (1832-1907).

Exact synonyms: William Le Baron Jenny
Generic synonyms: Architect, Designer



2. Noun. Female donkey.
Exact synonyms: Jennet, Jenny Ass
Generic synonyms: Ass

Definition of Jenny

1. n. A familiar or pet form of the proper name Jane.

2. n. A machine for spinning a number of threads at once, -- used in factories.

Definition of Jenny

1. Proper noun. A diminutive of the female given names Jane and Jennifer, also used as a formal given name. ¹

2. Noun. (UK informal) A Wren (member of the WRNS) ¹

3. Noun. A device for spinning thread from fiber onto multiple spindles (also called (term spinning jenny)). ¹

4. Noun. A female creature of certain kinds, such as wren and donkey. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jenny

1. a female donkey [n -NIES] - See also: donkey

Medical Definition of Jenny

1. 1. A familiar or pet form of the proper name Jane. 2. A familiar name of the European wren. Jenny ass, a female ass. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jenny

jemmiest
jemminess
jemmy
jemmying
jenever
jenevers
jeniquen
jenite
jenkem
jennet
jenneting
jennetings
jennets
jennies
jennite
jenny (current term)
jenny wren
jensenite
jentacular
jenticulate
jentling
jentschite
jeofail
jeofails
jeon
jeopard
jeoparded

Literary usage of Jenny

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1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1893)
"We've come to see jenny Jones, jenny Jones, jenny Jones ; We've come to see jenny Jones, is she at home ? You can't see jenny Jones, jenny Jones, ..."

2. Kate Beaumont by John William De Forest (1872)
"sneered jenny. " You '11 be asking me next to fight his duels for him. ... scoffed jenny, incredulously. And here came a long argument against a match with ..."

3. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"As ignorant and unpolished as he is, do you know, Miss jenny, that I propose to ... jenny. 1 must say, Mr. Jessamy, if he copies after me, ho will be vastly ..."

4. The British Drama: A Collection of the Most Esteemed Tragedies, Comedies (1854)
"jenny. And so she is indeed. Do you know that she gave me her blue silk gown ... Хлоп. Oh, jenny ! she 's an angel. jenny. And why so 1 It ie not beauty ..."

5. Original Plays by William Schwenck Gilbert (1908)
"jenny. How can you ask such a ridiculous question ? Fog. You are? ... Never I jenny (in blank astonishment). Oh, you must have dreamt all this! Fog. ..."

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