Definition of boon
- a boon to new homeowners
- the rain was a boon for parched crops
the couple's generous donation was a great boon to the charity's fund-raising campaign
a softhearted man who finds it hard to deny any boon, whether it be for friend or stranger
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I and my boon companions celebrated that afternoon's victory on the gridiron with a night at a local dance club.
: something pleasant or helpful : a benefit or advantage
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