Tony meaning

tōnē
Marked by an elegant or exclusive manner or quality.

A tony country club.

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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.

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The definition of tony is slang and means stylish or luxurious.

An example of something tony is a brand new luxury vehicle.

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High-toned; luxurious; stylish.
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(archaic) A simpleton.

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A trademark for an award presented by the American Theatre Wing for excellence in the production and creation of Broadway shows.
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A masculine and feminine name.
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Any of the awards given annually in the U.S. for special achievement in the theater in acting, directing, etc.
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They found a tony location for the new store.

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A short form of Anthony, also used as a formal male given name.
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Any of the statuettes awarded by the American Theatre Wing.
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Origin of tony

  • From tone

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • tone (“to utter with an affected tone") +"Ž -y

    From Wiktionary

  • From the name Tony.

    From Wiktionary