sonsy

play
adjective \ˈsän(t)-sē\

Definition of sonsy

chiefly dialect

  1. :  buxom, comely

Variants of sonsy

or

sonsie

Origin and Etymology of sonsy

Scots sons health, from Scottish Gaelic sonas luck, happiness


First Known Use: 1725


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