Meaning of barney


Pronunciation: (bär'nē), [key]
— pl. -neys.
    1. an argument.
    2. a prizefight.
    3. a fight or brawl.
    4. a blunder or mistake.
  1. a small locomotive used in mining and logging.
  2. a heavily padded cover for a camera, used to reduce the camera noise so that it will not be picked up by the sound-recording equipment.


Pronunciation: (bär'nē), [key]
— n.
  1. a male given name, form of
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