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Definition of Barney

Barney

noun

  • 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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Other terms relating to 'British, UK slang (list of)':

Definitions include: an informal chat.
Definitions include: a grand party.
Definitions include: a member of the federal government.
Definitions include: a promiscuous female.
Definitions include: to be sad.
Definitions include: idiot, un-cool, not liked.
Definitions include: British slang for an Asian or Middle-Eastern person.
Definitions include: childish name for the female genitalia.
Definitions include: Often shortened to just "pom".
Definitions include: anything, used in the negative to mean nothing.
Definitions include: generally displeasing.
Definitions include: dried feces attached to the hairs of the buttocks; "dingleberry".
Definitions include: without money; "broke".
Definitions include: a very unattractive person.
Definitions include: bad, old, worn-out, or stupid.

Other terms relating to 'a mistake, bad idea, wrong, inappropriate':

Definitions include: broken.
Definitions include: based on faulty information or suspicions.
Definitions include: to make a mistake.
Definitions include: an apology.
Definitions include: Acronym for "situation normal, all fucked up."
Definitions include: broken or functioning poorly or improperly; "messed up".
Definitions include: See bullshit.
Definitions include: a breast.
Definitions include: to ruin; "mess up".
Definitions include: to kill.
Definitions include: buttocks.
Definitions include: a hockey game or something that went all worng.
Definitions include: in reverse or totally incorrect
Definitions include: prone to inappropriate touching with one's hands.
Definitions include: a funny or silly person. Also goof-ball.

Other terms relating to 'miscellaneous insults (list of)':

Definitions include: a pompous person who acts like they know everything.
Definitions include: an expression of anger; "bite me"; "fuck off".
Definitions include: a poorly-behaved or immoral person, especially amongst good people.
Definitions include: a depressing female.
Definitions include: a physically masculine woman.
Definitions include: general insult.
Definitions include: "oaf"; "klutz"; "dope".
Definitions include: a person who wears only popular, name-brand clothing to look cool and dislikes people who do not wear the same type of clothes.
Definitions include: a clumsy, oafish person.
Definitions include: a person that kills fun or humor.
Definitions include: a non-Jewish female.
Definitions include: See chav.
Definitions include: a person who causes problems.
Definitions include: a police officer.
Definitions include: a person who behaves overly fawning so as to win favor; "suck-up".

Other terms relating to 'police officer':

Definitions include: City Police.
Definitions include: policeman.
Definitions include: a city worker who gives tickets to illegally parked cars.
Definitions include: Police.
Definitions include: See fed.
Definitions include: the police or the "po-po" originated from Harlem.
Definitions include: a detective.
Definitions include: a five pound note.
Definitions include: a member of the police force.
Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: a police officer.
Definitions include: police
Definitions include: A police officer.
Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: a member of the federal government.

Other terms relating to 'sports (related to)':

Definitions include: a stupid or absent-minded person.
Definitions include: football (soccer.)
Definitions include: nice, excellent, worthy of envy; "cool"; "tight"; "awesome"; etc.
Definitions include: a very good, trusted friend, often from childhood; "homie"; "boy".
Definitions include: to jog and juggle at the same time.
Definitions include: head or haircut.
Definitions include: a biscuit.
Definitions include: Bad person, moron, idiot.
Definitions include: steroids.
Definitions include: to play with a Hacky Sack (footbag.)
Definitions include: to defraud; "swindle".
Definitions include: golf.
Definitions include: to kiss, make out.
Definitions include: male genitalia, especially the testicles.
Definitions include: see home run.

Other terms relating to 'to attack, to fight':

Definitions include: to want to fight.
Definitions include: to fight.
Definitions include: to have sex with.
Definitions include: to use Ecstasy (MDMA).
Definitions include: to beat someone up.
Definitions include: to beat; to attack, especially with one's fists.
Definitions include: to pretend to be someone else.
Definitions include: to break or ruin.
Definitions include: a disagreement or fight.
Definitions include: to lie to.
Definitions include: to be great, exciting, or fun.
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool"; "awesome".
Definitions include: to attack, beat up.
Definitions include: to severely beat up or injure.
Definitions include: to fight.

Other terms relating to 'unattractive, ugly male':

Definitions include: geek, square, dork, dweeb, etc.

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Definitions include: simplified; put in terms that a child would understand.

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