1. characterized by orange/rough tan skin from repeated exposure to tanning beds.
2. They often travel in packs with other tannies.
3. Frequently seen in Abercrombie clothing, they are only popular due to the superficially enhanced melanin tone.
4. A tanny can also belong to the group "high school hotties"
Although not all high school hotties are tannies. (See high school hotties)
"Hey Jill, I'm doing a project with the tannies, do you think they can be trusted?"
"Bethany, I just saw a group of tannies, they are infiltrating our school!"
"He's only with her because she's a tanny"