From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtonyto‧ny /ˈtəʊni $ ˈtoʊ-/ adjective American English informal FASHIONABLEfashionable and expensive We met in a tony restaurant uptown.
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tonyFirst located downtown, the shop now has a location in tony Chevy Chase and another at the Watergate.A woman who sold cosmetics at a tony Houston department store said she relied on sales associates to get customers.There will be a new chef at another sophisticated Bay Area restaurant, this one in tony Mill Valley.a tony resort hotelPanhandlers, empty storefronts and less tony stores are nearby in all directions.Sushi restaurants that cater to techies and tony taco bars overflow at lunchtime.
Origin tony (1800-1900) tone