- a suffix found on abstract nouns borrowed from Latin, usually denoting a status, role, or function (matrimony; testimony), or a personal quality or kind of behavior (acrimony; sanctimony).
Origin of -mony
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Examples from the Web for mony
"There's nae that mony o' 's just what ither fowk think us," said the minister's wife.
There's mony aboot 'im 'at'll be sair eneuch upon 'im, but nane the wiser for that!
Mony ane 'at spak like that, had nae doot a guid meanin' in't; but, hech man!David Elginbrod
There was nae mair gaun oot that day, I tell ye, nor mony a day.St. Cuthbert's
Robert E. Knowles
Mony a mon'd be differ', mony bad'd be gude, gin they had but their chance.Bob, Son of Battle
- a Scottish word for many
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