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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A covering for the head, usually tied under the chin by ribbons or strings.

Usage examples (37)
  • Before going out on a walk, Liz tied a bonnet on her head to keep the sun off her face.
  • My bonnet is straight, and that 's all I care about.
  • "Hem – m – that one with the flaxen curls under her bonnet is Miss Day."
  • The bonnet is silly and it has a big fold down the middle because of the shipping. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Neat car terms: In Britain, the hood of a car is called a bonnet, the trunk is called a boot, the windshield is called a windscreen, and gasoline is called petrol.
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