- a small-minded, petty, or malicious person: The children said their teacher was a real meany.
Origin of meany
- George,1894–1980, U.S. labor leader: 3rd president of the AFL 1952–55; 1st president of the AFL-CIO 1955–79.
Examples from the Web for meany
Contemporary Examples of meany
Bypres Fongton, Mr. Meany and Mr. Hicks were my own particular inventions.How I Found My Voice
June 7, 2009
Historical Examples of meany
Among the other commanding peaks are Meany, Cougar, and Seattle.Your National Parks
Enos A. Mills
It was eight o'clock in the morning when I delivered myself up to Meany.
I so expressed myself to Meany, and asked him to give me a decent breakfast.
I kept perfectly quiet and said nothing to Meany nor his deputies.
He was searched by Meany and then admitted into the lock-up.
- informal a variant spelling of meanie