noun, plural gun·nies.
Origin of gunny
Examples from the Web for gunny
Forde called Jason Bush “Gunny” and she apparently believed his wild tales about being a star sniper in the Army.
Indians do considerable business collecting the nuts and selling them by the gunny sack to pack trains, for horse feed.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
These bags were encased in cotton sacks and gunny bags to protect the rubber.
Where trade is carried on in sacks and gunny bags this means of distributing fleas and plague should be kept in mind.The Flea|Harold Russell
The men passengers slept on the ground, under a canopy of gunny sacking stretched over stakes.The Pike's Peak Rush|Edwin L. Sabin
This coating was about half an inch thick, and outside were a cotton flour-sack and a gunny bag.
British Dictionary definitions for gunny
noun plural -nies mainly US
Word Origin for gunny
Word Origin and History for gunny
1711, Anglo-Indian goney "coarse fabric," from Hindi goni, from Sanskrit goni "sack." Gunny sack attested by 1862.