Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War;greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms.
- Johnny Reb
- Confederate soldier
Words that Rhyme with Johnny
Example sentences of the word johnny
1. Noun, singular or mass
Helen mount johnny jump-ups display small flowers in purple, yellow and lavender.
Quotes containing the word johnny
1. I've always been a fan of a Johnny Carson because he was so great with an audience and not afraid of self-deprecating humor.
- Vince Vaughn
2. That was the day I began cutting classes and returning to TV tapings; it ultimately led to a friendship with Johnny O, and an increasing fascination and respect for what he did.
- Randy West
3. I've learned from my dealings with Johnny Carson that no matter what kind of friendship you think you have with people you're working with, when the chips are down, it's all about business.
- Joan Rivers
noun. common violet of the eastern United States with large pale blue or purple flowers resembling pansies.
- Viola pedata
- pansy violet
- wood violet
noun. a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived.
- pink of my John
- Viola tricolor