Meany

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n meany a person of mean disposition
    • n Meany United States labor leader who was the first president of the AFL-CIO (1894-1980)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Meany See meiny.
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Usage

In literature:

Mr. Meany (the Anglican clergyman), the officers and ladies of the Tenth, Governor and Mrs.
"Vanished Arizona" by Martha Summerhayes
Meany were hanged, drawn, and quartered to-morrow, but that there is a great principle involved.
"Speeches from the Dock, Part I" by Various
When a man pretendis another thyng outwardly then he meanis secretly in his mynde.
"Two Dyaloges (c. 1549)" by Desiderius Erasmus
Among the men I knew long ago, who afterwards became connected with Fenianism, was Stephen Joseph Meany.
"The Life Story of an Old Rebel" by John Denvir
They meany good I reckon.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States, From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
I'm gonna put it on my blog and then everyone will know what a meanie you are.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
Your voice would make 'Eany, meany, miney, mo' sound like music.
"Molly Brown's Post-Graduate Days" by Nell Speed
By such meanis war the South partis keapte in reassonable quyetness, during the tyme that the trubles war in brewing in the North.
"The Works of John Knox, Volume 2 (of 6)" by John Knox
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In poetry:

At the laste a squyar off Northomberlonde
Lokyde at his hand full ny;
He was war a the doughetie Doglas commynge,
With him a mygtte meany.
"Chevy-Chase" by Anonymous British
Then the Perse owt off Banborowe cam,
With him a myghtee meany,
With fifteen hondrith archares bold off blood and bone;
The wear chosen owt of shyars thre.
"Chevy-Chase" by Anonymous British

In news:

Myotis makes meal of meanies.
Michael Wartella (left) and David Ivers in A Prayer for Owen Meany.
Delayed Gratification Not a Winning Strategy if Researchers are Big Meanies.
Q&A with The Blue Meanie .
Television Network and The Baltimore Sun spoke with The Blue Meanie (@TheeBlueMeanie) aboutthe Blue World Order, the reaction of NWO to BWO, a fight between him and JBL and more.
Move on from this meanie .
Although, taking another look back at this super-cut of clips, we can't help but get that feeling that maybe Mr Wizard was a ' meanie in real life.
A Stunner of a Limon Program at Meany Hall.
Meany Hall, UW Campus, through Saturday March 3.
Yeah, I'm the meany who came to buy your favorite toy.
Michael Wartella (left) and David Ivers in A Prayer for Owen Meany .
Myotis makes meal of meanies.
"Dashing Through the Snow": Forget your Scrooge, your Owen Meany, your Ralphie.
The window washers at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis, TN, kind of make 'Patch Adams' seem like a big old meany.
Andy Warhol, James Baldwin, George Meany, Stanley Kubrick, and Alfred Hitchcock watch as Fidel Castro dissects a corpse in a takeoff on Rembrandt 's The Anatomy Lesson.
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In science:

For the first time we were able to establish the meani ng of the blue and red-shifted emission at this line-of-sight position.
Can coronal hole spicules reach coronal temperatures?
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