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bonny

adjective bon·ny \ˈbä-nē\

Simple Definition of bonny

  • : very pretty or attractive

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bonny

bonnierbonniest

chiefly British

  1. :  attractive, fair; also :  fine, excellent

bonnily play \ˈbä-nə-lē\ adverb

Examples of bonny in a sentence

  1. <one of several inns in the Lake District offering bonny accommodations and bountiful breakfasts>

  2. <a bonny child dressed in traditional Scottish clothing>



Variants of bonny

also bonnie play \ˈbä-nē\

Origin of bonny

Middle English (Scots) bonie, perhaps ultimately from Anglo-French bon good, from Latin bonus — more at bounty


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with bonny


BONNY Defined for Kids

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adjective bon·ny \ˈbä-nē\

Definition of bonny for Students

bonnierbonniest



Variants of bonny

also bonnie \ˈbä-nē\

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