noun, plural tour·neys.
verb (used without object), tour·neyed, tour·ney·ing.
- tourneur, cyril,
Origin of tourney
Examples from the Web for tourney
The U.S. will need more offensive firepower to make a deep run in the tourney.Will Jozy Altidore Be Team USA’s World Cup Savior vs. Belgium?|Emily Shire|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While fans of snubbed teams will be furious, or dispirited, or both, Wellman will crush in the aftermath of Tourney selection.
The Cougars pour in 84.2 points per game, more than any other team in the tourney.The March Madness Teams to Cheer If Yours Got Bounced|Ben Teitelbaum|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They became just the seventh 15 seed in tourney history to win their first-round matchup.Florida Gulf Coast University Are the Talk of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tourney|Marlow Stern|March 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Happy over his good fortune, Arthur returned to the tourney ground and gave the new sword to his foster brother.Myths and Legends of All Nations|Various
Thus the tourney was adjourned without any of them choosing a husband.Four Arthurian Romances|Chretien DeTroyes
The girl leaned out from the promontory to watch the tourney.A Man to His Mate|J. Allan Dunn
And so ended King Harry's tourney, whose story has been handed down from sire to son, even unto the present day.Robin Hood|J. Walker McSpadden
Nous nen avons point aux Dlices, mais nous aurons un thtre Tourney.The Life of Albert Gallatin|Henry Adams
Word Origin for tourney
c.1300, from Old French tornei (mid-12c.), from torneier "to joust, tilt," literally "turn around," from Vulgar Latin *tornizare, from Latin tornare "to turn" (see turn (v.)). The noun also is attested from c.1300.