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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something granted as a favor. Something pleasant or helpful that comes at just the right time; blessing.

Usage examples (25)
  • Just when I was short on funds, a real boon came in the mail: a check from my aunt.
  • boon companions
  • A spanking breeze is a boon to sailors
  • But the short-term boon soon turned into a long-term disaster. for more
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