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Meaning of BONNY

Pronunciation:  'bânee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  very pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens"
 

BONNY is a 5 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: beautiful, bonnie, comely, fair
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bon"ny\, a. [Spelled {bonnie} by the Scotch.] [OE. boni,
    prob. fr. F. bon, fem. bonne, good, fr. L. bonus good. See
    {Bounty}, and cf. {Bonus}, {Boon}.]
    1. Handsome; beautiful; pretty; attractively lively and
       graceful.
    
             Till bonny Susan sped across the plain. --Gay.
    
             Far from the bonnie banks of Ayr.     --Burns.
    
    2. Gay; merry; frolicsome; cheerful; blithe.
    
             Be you blithe and bonny.              --Shak.
    
             Report speaks you a bonny monk, that would hear the
             mati?chime ere he quitted his bowl.   --Sir W.
                                                   Scott.
    
    
  2. \Bon"ny\, n. (Mining)
    A round and compact bed of ore, or a distinct bed, not
    communicating with a vein.
    
    
 
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