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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Definitions for tony

  1. High-toned; stylish.

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Citations for tony
When we ate lunch in a tony restaurant near the Empire State Building, Ricky ordered a turkey sandwich and a glass of milk. I followed suit, not really knowing what to order in a restaurant. David Appleton, Son: Saved from Myself
Then she had an appointment for a massage, and was ending her day by trying on wedding gowns at a tony dress shop on Fifth Avenue that Ava had located during her visit. E. Lynn Harris, Not a Day Goes By
Origin of tony
An Americanism, tony entered the language in the 1870s. Its precise origin is unclear, but it is related to the word tone meaning "a particular quality or way of sounding."