Definitions for: Crony


[n] a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities



Webster (1913) Definition: Cro"ny (kr?"n?), n.; pl. Cronies (-n?z). [Orig., an
old woman. See Crone.]
1. A crone. [Obs.] ``Marry not an old crony.'' --Burton.

2. An intimate companion; a familiar frend. [Colloq.]

He soon found his former cronies, though all rather
the worse for the wear and tear of time. --W.
Irving.

Synonyms: brother, buddy, chum, pal, sidekick

See Also: cobber, friend

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