Two or more friends who constantly hang around you.
Like a ballsack.
These friends typically smell bad/look dirty all the time.
Preppy guy at school: "Look at John. Always hanging with his cronies."

John: "They're hanging with ME."
by Miley Wilson March 8, 2014
A Group. People of a common interest doing something together.
Your mom has cronies on her feet, or Look at all the trifling runescape Cronies
by Jake Ive August 31, 2006
A member of a group of friends or associates, usually loosely organized, brought together by common circumstances or activities. Members are often prone to a mischievious group mentality.
Neither the teenager nor any his cronies would confess to throwing the water balloon.
by Curt and John June 16, 2006
a follower as opposed to a leader. one who gives respect as opposed to gets respect.

antonym: Hustla
I'm a hustla homie,
you a customer, cronie.
by Aryl July 4, 2005
A Cronis describes complete failure from someones bad actions leading to a bad buzz kill or ruining a great situation.
The other night Kip was a Cronis and spilled the keg everywhere, so noone got any beer. What a feefin cronis!
by twofoureight June 3, 2010
A. a crook who works for a boss. a low level mobster or henchmen usually old and experienced.
B. Used in England for meaning someone who is old and especially ugly known to carry canes. for waving at ppl and hitting them.
A. See that crony over there, he's gonna come over here with that golf club and make a hole in one on your head unless u pay me now.
B: That old crony was so mad she waved his cane in my face and told me to fuck off...Well i took her cane and went upside her head.
by Dv8umofo October 27, 2009
Oh, It's a derogatory term used to describe heathen henchmen like ourselves who reside in the lowest level of authority.
P1: Maybe we should hide it. Someplace like the Forbidden Forest of Kongo Bongo. No one will find it.
P2: You mean the lizards?
P1: Yeah, King K Rool and his cronies (sing. crony).
by Drirton March 22, 2018