AskDefine | Define gunny

Dictionary Definition

gunny n : coarse jute fabric [syn: burlap]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A coarse heavy fabric made of jute or hemp.
  1. The Gibson.

Extensive Definition

Gunny may mean:
  • An Anglo-Indian term for a coarse fabric, often used to make sacks, derived from goney, from Hindi goni, from Sanskrit goni ("sack").
  • Shortened/affectionate name for the U.S. Marine Corps rank, Gunnery Sergeant
  • A nickname commonly applied to Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey
  • In some online forums, the term "Gunny" is used to quickly indicate agreement with a post.
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