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Definition of "jenny" []

  • The female of certain animals, especially the donkey and the wren. (noun)
  • A spinning jenny. (noun)
  • A hand-operated machine for turning up the edge of a piece of sheet metal in preparation for making a joint (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The female of certain animals or birds, esp a donkey, ass, or wren (noun)
  • An in-off (noun)

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Use "jenny" in a sentence
  • "July 2nd, 2009 1: 03 pm ET sanford has lost all credibility. he needs to resign and return to the private sector. he has not been forthcoming from the first, lying to his wife and family, to the state of S. C, to his voters. he might have also lied to maria, his mistress in argentina. jenny is delusional by holding onto mark sanford who truly loves another woman."
  • "But jenny is a moralizing, fundamentalist "christian" nattering about morals."
  • "A jenny is a difficult in-off shot to the middle pocket, usually with the object ball close to the side-cushion; a pair of breeches is a simultaneous in-off and pot red in the top pockets. (p. 19)"