Johnny
Johnny
proper noun
1. (nickname for John) 
a. Juanito 
Johnny, why aren't you eating your broccoli? You used to love broccoli!Juanito, ¿por qué no estás comiendo tu brócoli? ¡Antes te encantaba el brócoli!
johnny
noun
2. (hospital clothing open at the back) (United States) 
a. la bata (F) 
I had to wear a johnny for my scan.Tuve que ponerme una bata para el escáner.
Hospital johnnies are made of a fabric that can be repeatedly laundered.Las batas de paciente están hechas de una tela que se pueda lavar muchas veces.
c. el camisolín (M) (River Plate) 
They made me wear one of those johnnies while I was in the hospital.Tuve que llevar uno de esos camisolines cuando estuve en el hospital.
3. (colloquial) (condom) (United Kingdom) 
a. la goma (F) (colloquial) 
That bloke has a bit of a history, so at least make sure he wears a johnny.A ese tipo su fama le precede, así que al menos asegúrate de que se ponga una goma.
b. el forro (M) (colloquial) (River Plate) 
You can't be so reckless, mate! You've got to wear a johnny, or you'll create problems for yourself.¡No puedes ser tan arriesgado! Tienes que ponerte forro si no quieres tener problemas.
4. (colloquial) (guy) (United Kingdom) 
a. el tipo (M) 
Your average johnny isn't going to be interested in that sort of obscure music.El tipo medio no se va a interesar por esa clase desconocida de música.
b. el tío (M) (colloquial) 
What did the shooter look like? - I don't know really. He was some normal-looking johnny.¿Cómo era el tirador? - De verdad, no lo sé. Parecía un tío normal.
johnny [ˈdʒɒnɪ]
noun
tío (informal) (m); sujeto (m)
Phrases with "Johnny"
Here are the most popular phrases with "Johnny." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
we told you that Johnny would set the table
te dijimos que Juanito pondría la mesa
his name is Johnny
se llama Johnny
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