noun, plural car·neys, adjective
- carnegie, andrew,
- carnegie, dale,
- carnic alps,
noun, plural car·nies.
Origin of carny
Examples from the Web for carney
Well, Senator,” Carney returned fire, “I think we have to agree to disagree on this.
And McCain had every reason to be happy that he had put Carney (and, by extension, he doubtless hoped, Obama) on the defensive.
“Again, Mr. Carney, you are again saying facts that are patently false,” McCain replied.
Carney had always spun well for the president, yet nothing could put a dignified spin on their mishandled manhug.
Carney said the 77 percent figure is based on census data, and there are a lot of factors that contribute to the gap.What Equal Pay Day? McConnell Slams Paycheck Fairness Act|Eleanor Clift|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now the invisible cutting dust that had scorched Carney's face had taken visible form; it was like fierce-driven flour.
Carney's surmise proved correct; dozens of short hairs were imbedded in the coat, principally in the sleeves.
His name was Hessler and his rescuer was a trainman named Carney.The Johnstown Horror|James Herbert Walker
I'm going on Mrs. Carney's car, or I'd be delighted to join you in a conveyance; but you'll easily get one at the hotel.'Jack Hinton|Charles James Lever
Carney asked gently, for he had met many men in the waste places with just this curious antipathy to an unknown.
verb -nies, -nying, -nied, -neys, -neying or -neyed
Word Origin for carny
carney or carnie
noun plural -nies US and Canadian slang
1931, U.S. slang, short for carnival worker (see carnival).