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 Dictionary entry overview: What does crony mean? 

CRONY (noun)
  The noun CRONY has 1 sense:

1. a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

  Familiarity information: CRONY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CRONY (noun)

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A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


buddy; chum; crony; pal; sidekick; brother

Hypernyms ("crony" is a kind of...):

friend (a person you know well and regard with affection and trust)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "crony"):

cobber (Australian term for a pal)

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