Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Marked by an elegant or exclusive manner or quality.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A simpleton.
  • Of a high tone; affecting social elegance; genteel; swell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A simpleton.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Stylish, high-toned, upscale.
  • noun archaic A simpleton.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From tone.]

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tone +‎ -y

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From the name Tony.

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