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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: to jokingly deceive.
Definitions include: an apology.
Definitions include: broken.
Definitions include: something especially bad.
Definitions include: to kill.
Definitions include: a mistake.
Definitions include: prone to inappropriate touching with one's hands.
Definitions include: a funny or silly person. Also goof-ball.
Definitions include: sadistic; "messed up".
Definitions include: disturbing.
Definitions include: to arrive unexpectedly and uninvited, esp. to a social function such as a party or ceremony.
Definitions include: to accidentally press a button or key adjacent to the desired one, e.g. while typing on a keyboard or entering a phone number.
Definitions include: based on faulty information or suspicions.
Definitions include: something funny.
Definitions include: to botch.

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

Definitions include: a command, similar to "Go to hell!" (i.e. "Leave me alone!"
Definitions include: a young person who pretends to be a hippie.
Definitions include: a tall clumsy person.
Definitions include: "oaf"; "klutz"; "dope".
Definitions include: derogatory command that means roughly "Go get fucked!"
Definitions include: a general insult.
Definitions include: a person who talks excessively.
Definitions include: alternate spelling of "fanboy".
Definitions include: a prostitute.
Definitions include: a male fan devoted to a particular thing.
Definitions include: pejorative alteration of "venture capitalist".
Definitions include: acronym for "rear-echelon mother fucker".
Definitions include: a female yuppie, often living in the suburbs; "soccer mom".
Definitions include: a stupid person; "moron"; "idiot".
Definitions include: off-brand.

Other terms relating to 'police officer':

Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: Police.
Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: a police officer.
Definitions include: Short for Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Definitions include: a police officer.
Definitions include: a police officer.
Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: policeman.
Definitions include: a police officer.
Definitions include: See fed.
Definitions include: a member of the police force.
Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: police.

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

Definitions include: to play basketball.
Definitions include: to ride a surf board with 5 of one's toes hanging over the edge of the board.
Definitions include: to ride a surf board with all 10 of one's toes hanging over the edge of the board.
Definitions include: in fishing, to catch a fish and then release it back into the water.
Definitions include: in anything, a second chance; "do over".
Definitions include: steroids.
Definitions include: a biscuit.
Definitions include: In the "sexual contact as baseball achievement" metaphor, means sexual intercourse.
Definitions include: aggravation.
Definitions include: in baseball, a pitcher.
Definitions include: in soccer (football), the kick of a ball through an opponent's legs.
Definitions include: a misspelling of "tarck bike" which itself is an intentional misspelling of "track bike".
Definitions include: shortened form of "the big leagues".
Definitions include: acronym of "original gangsta" meaning an older gangsta.
Definitions include: to play with a Hacky Sack (footbag.)

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

Definitions include: to beat someone up.
Definitions include: to severely beat up or injure.
Definitions include: to pretend to be someone else.
Definitions include: to approach someone in a hostile manner.
Definitions include: to cause a crowd to disperse; BREAK UP.
Definitions include: a dirty person who looks like crap.
Definitions include: to be victorious; defeat.
Definitions include: a competition employed to determine the ownership of an object when ownership is in dispute.
Definitions include: to beat up.
Definitions include: to wrestle.
Definitions include: to beat someone up, to attack.
Definitions include: to hit or cause bodily injury.
Definitions include: to desire someone physically.
Definitions include: to fight.
Definitions include: to fight. Also take this outside.

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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