Words related to Anthony
Antonia fem. proper name, from Latin Antonia, fem. of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antonine (adj.) 1680s, in reference to Roman emperors Antoninus Pius (ruled 138-161 C.E.) and Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (161-180). For the name, see Anthony. Earlier (1540s) of the followers of St. Anthony of Egypt; later Antonian (1904) was used in this sense. Antony masc. proper name, from Latin Antonius, name of a Roman gens (see Anthony). Tony masc. proper name, short for Anthony. Tony Curtis, style of men's haircut (usually with a D.A. at the back), is from 1956, from screen name of U.S. film star Bernard Schwarz (1925-2010).