Sanny vs Sandy - What's the difference?

sanny | sandy |

As nouns the difference between sanny and sandy

is that sanny is (uk|dialect) the sandpiper while sandy is (geordie|pejorative) shortened form of sand dancer.

As a proper noun sandy is

a diminutive of the male given name alexander.




  • (UK, dialect) The sandpiper.
  • (Webster 1913)




  • Covered with sand.
  • Sprinkled with sand.
  • Like sand, especially in texture.
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  • Having the colour of sand.
  • Derived terms

    * Great Sandy Desert

    See also