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bonny (adj.)

"pleasing, good-looking," "a gen. Scottish epithet of appreciation" [OED], but often used ironically, 1540s, of unknown origin; presumably from Old French bon, bone "good" (see bon). Related: Bonnily; bonniness.

updated on July 07, 2017

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Definitions of bonny from WordNet

bonny (adj.)
very pleasing to the eye;
my bonny lass
there's a bonny bay beyond
Synonyms: bonnie / comely / fair / sightly
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