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Tourney, and Old English term referring to any sort of tournament or contest. It is still used today amongst certain people.
"Dude, there's an archery tourney on Saturday...wanna go?"

"Biff won the chess tourney."

"Mitch has entered the boxing tourney with high prospects of winning."
by SnottyIrishman August 05, 2005
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-anything having to do with or related to a poker tournament.
-tournament for short
- anything that is good
"Dude who wants to get a tourney goin?"
"Hey man, did you hear Joe just got his license?" "Tourney!"
by theskip February 25, 2005
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A lazy / snobbish / poncy / unresearched way of writing the word tournament.

Tourney comes from 18th century Victorian romanticised idea of knights in shining armour. Prior to this it was rarely used in English, being a French word from the 14th century that itself was based on Latin and English. Instead of tourney, the English prior to Victorian airy fairy knights who lacked blood, guts, and gore, quite sensibly used the word "tournament".
"Oh priv thee syre! Shall we enter the tourney?" he said to the knight; "What you chattin' about boy? Are you some kind of snotling? I am a knight. I shall enter tournaments and risk my life for little reward."
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Tourney is short for tournament. A tourney is a competitive sporting event.
My friends would like to go to that Table Tennis tourney.
by JoeG314 February 15, 2018
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