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Definition of dunny in English:

noun (plural dunnies)

1Scottish An underground passage or cellar, especially in a tenement.
2Australian /NZ informal A toilet.


early 19th century (in the sense 'dung'): from dialect dunnekin 'privy', probably from dung + archaic slang ken 'house'. sense 1 is perhaps a different word.

Words that rhyme with dunny

bunny, funny, gunny, honey, money, runny, sonny, sunny, tunny

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