Definition of Johnny Reb noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Johnny Reb

BrE BrE//ˌdʒɒni ˈreb//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒɑːni ˈreb//
(North American English, informal)
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a name for a soldier who fought for the Confederate States in the American Civil War More Like This Expressions with people’s names Aunt Sally, Hobson’s choice, Hooray Henry, Houdini, Jack the Lad, Jack Robinson, Jane Doe, Joe Bloggs, Joe Public, Joe Sixpack, John Bull, John Doe, John Hancock, Johnny Reb, PC Plod, Uncle SamSee worksheet.
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