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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: prone to inappropriate touching with one's hands.
Definitions include: to botch.
Definitions include: something that shouldn't be done.
Definitions include: an apology.
Definitions include: inappropriate.
Definitions include: Acronym for "situation normal, all fucked up."
Definitions include: an action that is likely to be harmful in a "karmic" way.
Definitions include: in agreement.
Definitions include: a mistake.
Definitions include: See bullshit.
Definitions include: a hockey game or something that went all worng.
Definitions include: a breast.
Definitions include: See my bad.
Definitions include: sexual activity.
Definitions include: in reverse or totally incorrect

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

Definitions include: someone who pretends to be someone they're not, usually in dress and speech; "poseur"; "wannabe"; "fake".
Definitions include: a person who regards or treats people who are not of their own religion with with hatred and intolerance.
Definitions include: a person who talks excessively.
Definitions include: off-brand.
Definitions include: an insult to one.
Definitions include: a feminine female.
Definitions include: a person who has problems using modern technology.
Definitions include: a person who causes problems.
Definitions include: someone who is new to a particular group, activity, game, field of study, etc.
Definitions include: "oaf"; "klutz"; "dope".
Definitions include: An acronym has been invented for the term, but long after the term entered use: "Beautiful Intellectuals That Cause Hard-ons."
Definitions include: a tall clumsy person.
Definitions include: source code that is extremely difficult to understand.
Definitions include: a guest who eats all of the host's food and drinks all of the host's drinks.
Definitions include: a person who talks too much.

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: nice, excellent, worthy of envy; "cool"; "tight"; "awesome"; etc.
Definitions include: a simple minded person, never cognizant of the world around them; MORON.
Definitions include: see home run.
Definitions include: anabolic steroids.
Definitions include: basketball.
Definitions include: in anything, a second chance; "do over".
Definitions include: to jog and juggle at the same time.
Definitions include: in baseball, a pitcher.
Definitions include: to ride a surf board with all 10 of one's toes hanging over the edge of the board.
Definitions include: a young - typically pre-pubescent - surfer.
Definitions include: in "professional wrestling," a wrestler who intentionally loses to improve the image of the winner.
Definitions include: anabolic steroids used for fast muscle mass building.
Definitions include: to be extremely attracted to someone; "have a crush on".
Definitions include: see get to 3rd base.
Definitions include: steroids.

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

Definitions include: to approach someone in a hostile manner.
Definitions include: to physically attack someone.
Definitions include: to beat someone until they enter the fetal position (their body forming a tight ball.)
Definitions include: to wrestle.
Definitions include: to desire someone physically.
Definitions include: to severely injure.
Definitions include: to hit. Often spoken as a sound effect when playfully hitting a friend, especially when they do or say something stupid.
Definitions include: to have sex with.
Definitions include: a disagreement or fight.
Definitions include: to cause a crowd to disperse; BREAK UP.
Definitions include: to punch or attack, typically with no prior warning. Also stole on.
Definitions include: to beat someone up, to attack.
Definitions include: to fight.
Definitions include: to beat a person.
Definitions include: to hit or cause bodily injury.

Other terms relating to 'unattractive, ugly male':

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

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Other terms relating to 'barney':

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

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