crony
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈkɹoʊni/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈkɹəʊni/
Noun

crony (plural cronies)

  1. (informal, originally, Cambridge University) Close friend.
    Synonyms: Thesaurus:friend
    Antonyms: noncrony
    • He soon found his former cronies, though all rather the worse for the wear and tear of time.
  2. (informal) Trusted companion or partner in a criminal organization.
Translations Noun

crony (plural cronies)

  1. (obsolete) An old woman; a crone.
    • Marry not an old crony.



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