bonne

noun
\ ˈbȯn How to pronounce bonne (audio) \

Definition of bonne

: a French nursemaid or maidservant

Examples of bonne in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mais sa tête est à Manchester et il est concentré pour faire une bonne préparation. — SI.com, "Anthony Martial's Cousin Confirms Inter Milan Are Interested in the Underused Man Utd Star," 19 July 2017

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First Known Use of bonne

1771, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bonne

French, from feminine of bon

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“Bonne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bonne. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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