bonny

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adjective bon·ny \ˈbä-nē\
variants: or less commonly

bonnie

Definition of bonny

bonnier

;

bonniest

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

Origin and Etymology of bonny

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


First Known Use: 15th century


BONNY Defined for English Language Learners

bonny

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adjective bon·ny \ˈbä-nē\

Definition of bonny for English Language Learners

  • : very pretty or attractive


BONNY Defined for Kids

bonny

play
adjective bon·ny \ˈbä-nē\
variants: also

bonnie

\ˈbä-nē\

Definition of bonny for Students

bonnier

;

bonniest

chiefly British

  1. :  handsome 1, beautiful



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