boner

noun
bon·​er | \ ˈbō-nər How to pronounce boner (audio) \

Definition of boner

1 : one that bones
2 : a clumsy or stupid mistake also : howler sense 2
3 vulgar slang : an erect penis

First Known Use of boner

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of boner was in 1896

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“Boner.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boner. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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boner

noun
How to pronounce boner (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of boner

US, informal
: a foolish or careless mistake
impolite : an erection of the penis

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