Definition of Meany

1. Noun. United States labor leader who was the first president of the AFL-CIO (1894-1980).

Exact synonyms: George Meany
Generic synonyms: Labor Leader



2. Noun. A person of mean disposition.
Exact synonyms: Meanie, Unkind Person
Generic synonyms: Oppressor

Definition of Meany

1. Noun. (informal) A person who acts mean. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Meany

1. meanie [n MEANIES] - See also: meanie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meany

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meant to be
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meany (current term)
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measles convalescent serum

Literary usage of Meany

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1. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1910)
"meany is a Democrat in politics. He was a delegate from New Jersey to the ... meany was married to Rosalie, «laughter of Peter Behr, Esq., of St.. ..."

2. Check-list of Books and Pamphlets Relating to the History of the Pacific by Charles Wesley Smith (1909)
"P, S, Sc, Sp, W, Wa, Wu [meany, Edmond Stephen, editor]. Art work of the state of Washington. [122]p. pl. F. Oshkosh, Wis. Art photogravure co. 1900. ..."

3. The Colonial Homes of Philadelphia and Its Neighborhood: Its Missionary Aspect by Charles Freer Andrews, Harold Donaldson Eberlein, Horace Mather Lippncott, 1877-1967 (1912)
"... 260 SOUTH NINTH STREET meany—PRICE—POTTER—JAMES HILADELPHIA has ever offered a safe and peaceful asylum to refugees of whatever rank or condition, ..."

4. Illustrations of the Topography and Antiquities of the Shires of Aberdeen by Joseph Robertson (1857)
"Special service of Alexander Kerr as nearest heir of his immediate elder brother Robert Kerr eldest lawful son of Robert Kerr of meany in ... the lands and ..."

5. Prominent and Progressive Americans: An Encyclopædia of Contemporaneous by Mitchell Charles Harrison (1904)
"General meany is a son of the late Jud Edward A. meany of Louisville, Kentucky. ... Commodore Barry and Captain John meany of Philadelphia were also members ..."

6. Ireland Under Coercion: The Diary of an American by William Henry Hurlbert (1888)
"Stephen J. meany, who died in America not long ago. He was a native, I believe, of Ennis, and his remains are now on their way across the Atlantic for ..."

7. The Colonial Homes of Philadelphia and Its Neighbourhood by Harold Donaldson Eberlein (1912)
"260 SOUTH NINTH STREET meany—PRICE—POTTER—JAMES HILADELPHIA has ever offered a safe and peaceful asylum to refugees of whatever rank or condition, ..."

8. Vital Records of Danvers, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 by Danvers (Mass.) (1910)
"John, and Mary meany, at Salem, Nov. —, 1849. Lucy, of Beverly, and Daniel King, jr., at Salem, Sept . ..."

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