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tony (TO-nee) adjective

Having a high-toned manner; stylish.

[From tone.]

"(Masound) Aboughaddareh, 30, publishes DC One, a glossy, glitzy magazine dedicated to the tony nightclub scene." David A. Fahrenthold, Entrepreneurs Put Their Passions in Print, The Washington Post, Feb 10, 2001.

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