noun, plural car·nies.
- carnot, lazare nicolas marguerite,
- carnot, nicolas léonard sadi,
- carnot, sadi,
- caro's acid,
Origin of carny
Examples from the Web for carny
The freaks are cooking the books, and the carny world turns into a funhouse mirror of the allegedly real one.
A Florida native, Russell ably captures her state's wonky blend of natural beauty and carny effects.
Some people never really adjusted to carny life—where everybody knows everything.
He felt like doing a carny barker spiel, Step right up, step right up, this way to the great egress!
It was much more like a carny haunted house trade-show floor now.
Castle of Carny, in the parish of Moonzie, in the shire of Fife.The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)|John Knox
He was an Armless Wonder, a born freak, the top of the carny ladder, with a good job wherever he cared to look for one.
verb -nies, -nying, -nied, -neys, -neying or -neyed
Word Origin for carny
noun plural -nies US and Canadian slang
1931, U.S. slang, short for carnival worker (see carnival).