meany

or mean·ie

[ mee-nee ]
/ ˈmi ni /

noun, plural mean·ies. Informal.

a small-minded, petty, or malicious person: The children said their teacher was a real meany.

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Origin of meany

First recorded in 1925–30; mean2 + -y2

Definition for meany (2 of 2)

Meany
[ mee-nee ]
/ ˈmi ni /

noun

George,1894–1980, U.S. labor leader: 3rd president of the AFL 1952–55; 1st president of the AFL-CIO 1955–79.
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British Dictionary definitions for meany

meany
/ (ˈmiːnɪ) /

noun

informal a variant spelling of meanie
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