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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Very pleasing to the eye.

Usage examples (32)
  • My bonny lass
  • If she's clever compared with the rest of them then I pity our cousins in bonny Scotland.
  • 'She used to be -- bonny, that is, as a button or a buckle micht be bonny.
  • "Eh, but ye wad mak a bonny munsie o 'me, Grannie, to hae me feart at the deil an' a '! for more
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  • The "bonny" (beautiful) child was no longer "bony" (lean, scrawny).
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