Definition of larney adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also larnie) adjective
BrE BrE//ˈlɑːni//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɑːrni//
(South African English)
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very smart; expensive We were invited to a larney function. a larney hotel Word Originfrom Isicamtho (South African urban slang) lani(e) ‘white man’, of unknown ultimate origin; perhaps related to Malay rani ‘rich’.