[ mon-ee ]
/ ˈmɒn i /
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adjective, noun Scot. and North England.
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a suffix found on abstract nouns borrowed from Latin, usually denoting a status, role, or function (matrimony; testimony), or a personal quality or kind of behavior (acrimony; sanctimony).
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How to use mony in a sentence
Tis the first mony aduocate ere gaue backe,Though hee sayd nothing.The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
I kent it was gaun on a' the time; but like mony mair I hae kent, a manager's favor was mair to me than the honor o' a wife.The Underworld|James C. Welsh
My master was diffrent; and being a more fashnable man than Mr. B., in course he owed a deal more mony.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush|William Makepeace Thackeray
Mony's the time I hae ettled to send ye a screed, but there was aye something that cam' i' the gait.
It wisna that I couldna be fashed, for aften hae I thocht o' ye and my hairt has been wi' ye mony's the day.
British Dictionary definitions for mony
/ (ˈmɒnɪ) /
a Scottish word for many
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