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  • the police.
    Keep an eye out for Barney.
    That Barney busted up our party.

    Last edited on Feb 24 1999. Submitted by Justin A. from Fresno, CA, USA on Feb 24 1999.

  • a heated discussion or argument.
    Your Mam and Dad were having a real Barney last night.

    Last edited on Nov 14 1999. Submitted by Leigh S. from Longnewton, Stockton-on-Tees, UK on Nov 14 1999.

  • an unusually loud or violent argument.
    He had a barney with his mate.

    Last edited on Feb 22 2000. Submitted by tom m. from Brisbane, QLD, Australia on Feb 22 2000.

  • an ungainly, awkward newcomer to surfing -- unschooled in proper etiquette, apparel and technique; WANNABE. Formerly "hodad" (1960's), "nerd" (1970s) and "wally" (1980's.)
    That beach is overrun with Barneys.

    Last edited on Mar 03 2000. Submitted by Chris P. from CH Hill Rd, Lincoln Park, NJ 07035, USA on Mar 03 2000.

  • an unattractive male.
    He is such a Barney.

    Last edited on Jul 30 2007. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 30 2007.

  • Someone You Love or have a deep affection for Synonyms may include Babe,Bad e.t.c E.g I Love You Barney

    Last edited on Feb 15 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on Feb 15 2015.

noun - uncountable

  • trouble. Origin: British. Most likely originated as a rhyming phrase: "trouble" -- "Barney Rubble" and later shortened. (Barney Rubble is a character from the Flintstones cartoon.)
    We're gonna be in deep Barney.

    Last edited on Jul 24 2010. Submitted by Karl from Chicago, IL, USA on Sep 08 2002.

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