Definition of dunny noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdʌni//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʌni//
(pl. dunnies)(Australian English, New Zealand English, informal)
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a toilet Word Origin early 19th cent. (in the sense ‘dung’): from dialect dunnekin ‘privy’, probably from dung + archaic slang ken ‘house’. The current sense is perhaps a different word.