Meanie



[mee-nee] /ˈmi ni/

noun
1.
Informal. .
[mee-nee] /ˈmi ni/
noun, plural meanies. Informal.
1.
a small-minded, petty, or malicious person:
The children said their teacher was a real meany.
/ˈmiːnɪ/
noun (informal) (pl) meanies
1.
(mainly Brit) a miserly or stingy person
2.
(mainly US) a nasty ill-tempered person
/ˈmiːnɪ/
noun
1.
(informal) a variant spelling of meanie
n.

also meany, “cruel person,” 1927, from mean (adj.) + -y (3).

see meanie.

noun phrase

A postulated genetic basis for a violent personality (1990s+)

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