Definitions For Carny

Adjective

{{dsb-adjective}} black

Declension

{{dsb-decl-adj-47, carn}}

Derived terms

{{der-top3}} {{l, dsb, carnak}} {{l, dsb, carnawa}} {{l, dsb, carnawy}} {{l, dsb, carne}} {{l, dsb, Carne góry}} {{l, dsb, Carne mórjo}} {{l, dsb, carnica}} {{der-mid3}} {{l, dsb, carnidło}} {{l, dsb, carnik}} {{l, dsb, carniś}} {{l, dsb, carnjeś}} {{l, dsb, Carnogórska}} {{l, dsb, carnometalurgija}} {{l, dsb, carnomrětwowy}} {{der-mid3}} {{l, dsb, carnopjel}} {{l, dsb, carnowaty}} {{l, dsb, carnowłosaty}} {{l, dsb, carnuch}} {{l, dsb, nacarny}} {{l, dsb, pócarny}} {{l, dsb, wobcarny}} {{der-bottom}}

Etymology 1

Alternative forms

carney carnie

Noun

CARNY (plural carnies) (informal, countable) A person who works in a carnival (often one who uses exaggerated showmanship or fraud). : Synonym: showie {{qualifier, Australia}} (uncountable) The jargon used by carnival workers. (informal, countable) A carnival.

Translations

Czech: kolotočář, m Dutch: kermisklant, m Finnish: tivolilainen French: forain, m German: {{t-needed, de}} Italian: {{t-needed, it}} Spanish: {{t-needed, es}}

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

carney

Verb

carnies , carnying , carnied (dialectal) To cajole, wheedle, or coax.

Noun

{{en-noun, ?}} (dialectal) flattery, flattery.

Anagrams

Caryn, Cryan

Lower Sorbian

Alternative forms

{{l, dsb, zarny}} {{qualifier, obsolete}}

Etymology

From {{inh, dsb, sla-pro, *čьrnъ}}.

Is Carny a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
10
Words with Friends
11

The word Carny is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

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