noun bon·i·face \ˈbä-nə-fəs, -ˌfās\

Definition of BONIFACE

:  the proprietor of a hotel, nightclub, or restaurant

Examples of BONIFACE

  1. <the operator of the inn is the very epitome of the genial and gracious boniface>

Origin of BONIFACE

Boniface, innkeeper in The Beaux' Stratagem (1707) by George Farquhar
First Known Use: 1742

Related to BONIFACE


biographical name Bon·i·face \ˈbä-nə-fəs, -ˌfās\

Definition of BONIFACE

Saint ca 675–754 Wynfrid or Wynfrith Eng. missionary in Germany


biographical name

Definition of BONIFACE

name of 9 popes: especially VIII (Benedict Caetani) ca 1235(or 1240)–1303 (pope 1294–1303)


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