barney(redirected from a barney)
An unattractive or unappealing man. Come on, he's a total barney—don't waste your time with him.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
1. n. the penis, especially if erect. (Usually a nickname. Alludes to color.) Now, put Barney away and let’s talk about our relationship.
2. n. a nerd; a wimp; an unattractive male. (From the Flintstones character or the children’s dinosaur character.) If you weren’t such a Barney, you’d stick up for your own rights.
3. n. a good-looking guy. Man she’s really found herself a Barney!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.