- The definition of tony is slang and means stylish or luxurious.
An example of something tony is a brand new luxury vehicle.
- Tony is a man's name, or a Tony is an award given annually in the U.S. for special achievements in the theater.
- An example of Tony is a nickname for Anthony.
- An example of a Tony is an award for best theater actor.
tony definition by Webster's New World
a masculine name
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tony definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also ton·eyadjective ton·i·er, ton·i·est Informal
Marked by an elegant or exclusive manner or quality: a tony country club.
Origin: From tone.
noun pl. To·nys
An annual award for outstanding achievement in the theater.
Origin: After Tony, nickname of Antoinette Perry.