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Danny

[dan-ee]
noun
  1. a male given name, form of Daniel.
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  • Danny dear, perhaps it will interest the Marquis if you should take him over the house.

  • It looked as though Danny wasn't going to "get" Mattup after all.

    Goodbye, Dead Man!

    Tom W. Harris

  • "The hell with you," Danny said to Mattup, and gave him a dime and a penny.

    Goodbye, Dead Man!

    Tom W. Harris

  • We scrambled on the bus and as it pulled away Danny yelled "Hey, Buster, look!"

    Goodbye, Dead Man!

    Tom W. Harris

  • Those who accompanied him were Danny Jarvis and “fighting” Mike.

    The Law-Breakers

    Ridgwell Cullum


British Dictionary definitions for danny

danny

donny

noun plural -nies
  1. dialect the hand (used esp when addressing children)
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Word Origin

probably from dandy, childish pronunciation of hand
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Word Origin and History for danny

Danny

familiar form of proper name Daniel.

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