Origin of benny; from Ben(zedrine) + -y
nounpl. ben·nies Slang
Origin of bennyFrom Benzedrine, a trademark formerly used for a preparation of amphetamine.
Abbreviated from Benzedrine
- A benefit.
Abbreviation of benefit
Shortened from the given name Benjamin.
- A female nickname for Bernice or Bernadette.
From the name of a dull-witted character in the British soap opera Crossroads
From the name of Benjamin Franklin, whose portrait is on the bill