Definition of brinny in English:

Share this entry

brinny

Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪni/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun (plural brinnies)

Australian
A stone, typically one thrown as a missile.
Example sentences
  • It went against all preconceptions of the religion when rival factions pelted each other with brinnies.

Origin

1940s: probably from an Aboriginal language.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: brinny

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.