[jon-ee-keyk] /ˈdʒɒn iˌkeɪk/
noun, Northern U.S.
a cake or bread made of corn meal and water or milk, usually cooked on a griddle.
1739, American English, of unknown origin, perhaps from Shawnee cake, from the Indian tribe. Folk etymology since 1775, however, connects it to journey cake.
- Johnny canuck
/ˈdʒɒnɪ kəˈnʌk/ noun (Canadian) 1. an informal name for a Canadian 2. a personification of Canada
[kash] /kæʃ/ noun 1. John (“Johnny”) 1932–2003, U.S. country-and-western singer, musician, and composer. /kæʃ/ noun 1. banknotes and coins, esp in hand or readily available; money or ready money 2. immediate payment, in full or part, for goods or services (esp in the phrase cash down) 3. (modifier) of, for, or paid by cash: a […]
noun, (often lowercase) 1. a small, pointed collar on a shirt, dress bodice, or the like, with close-fitting neckline.
[jon-ee-kuhm-leyt-lee] /ˈdʒɒn iˌkʌmˈleɪt li/ noun, plural Johnny-come-latelies, Johnnies-come-lately. 1. a late arrival or participant; newcomer: the Johnny-come-latelies producing space-war films after the trend had ended. noun (pl) Johnny-come-latelies, Johnnies-come-lately 1. a brash newcomer, novice, or recruit modifier : a Johnny-comelately quasi-solution noun A newcomer, as in She may be a Johnny-come-lately on the board, but […]