Saw|ney


Saw|ney
saw|ney «S nee», noun, plural -neys, adjective, verb. Especially British Informal.
–n.
a fool or simpleton.
–adj.
foolish; foolishly sentimental.
–v.i.
to act the sawney; fool.
[perhaps alteration of zany]
Saw|ney «S nee», noun, plural -neys.
Informal. a nickname for a Scotsman.
[variant of Sandy, short for Alexander]

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