Definition of yonnie in English:

yonnie

(also yonny)

noun

Australian
  • A pebble.

    ‘a yonnie chucked on a corrugated roof made a far more satisfactory noise’
    • ‘We would dig down as far as we could go and to remove the 'yonnies'.’
    • ‘Get a yonnie and give it a little tap.’
    • ‘For a champion 'yonnie chucker' and opening bowler, it was not a challenge.’
    • ‘From a position some feet away outside the circle, one flicked or threw a yonnie.’
    • ‘Judy had the bad luck to be standing there working her way through a bag of chips and watching us toss yonnies at the headmaster's window.’

Origin

1940s: perhaps from a Victorian Aboriginal language.

Pronunciation

yonnie

/ˈjɒni/