- high-toned; stylish: a tony nightclub.
Origin of tony
Examples from the Web for toniest
In 1995, Klyce's sister, Emily Klyce Fisher, was brutally slain in her home in one of Memphis' toniest neighborhoods.Mysterious Murder of Bush Official: John P. Wheeler III Found Dead in Delaware Landfill
Christine Pelisek, Pat Wingert
January 4, 2011
But it was only the most toniest people who did that kind of a trick.Olof Krarer, The Esquimaux Lady
- US and Canadian informal stylish or distinctive; classy
- any of several medallions awarded annually in the United States by a professional school for the performing arts for outstanding achievement in the theatre
Word Origin and History for toniest
1877, American English slang, from high-toned. It was the name of a reddish-brown fashion color in the 1920s.
1947, awards given by American Theatre Wing (New York), from nickname of U.S. actress, manager, and producer Antoinette Perry (1888-1946).