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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. very pleasing to the eye;
- Example: "my bonny lass"
- Example: "there's a bonny bay beyond"
- Example: "a comely face"
- Example: "young fair maidens"
[syn: bonny, bonnie, comely, fair, sightly]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bonnie \Bon"nie\ (b[o^]n"n[y^]), a. [Scot.] See Bonny, a. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bonny \Bon"ny\ (-n[y^]), a. [Spelled bonnie by the Scotch.] [OE. boni, prob. fr. F. bon, fem. bonne, good, fr. L. bonus good. See Bounty, and cf. Bonus, Boon.] 1. Handsome; beautiful; pretty; attractively lively and graceful. [1913 Webster] Till bonny Susan sped across the plain. --Gay. [1913 Webster] Far from the bonnie banks of Ayr. --Burns. [1913 Webster] 2. Gay; merry; frolicsome; cheerful; blithe. [1913 Webster] Be you blithe and bonny. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Report speaks you a bonny monk, that would hear the matin chime ere he quitted his bowl. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bonnie adj 1: very pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens" [syn: bonny, bonnie, comely, fair, sightly]
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bonnie, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 424 Housing Units (2000): 196 Land area (2000): 1.233141 sq. miles (3.193820 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000261 sq. miles (0.000675 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.233402 sq. miles (3.194495 sq. km) FIPS code: 07263 Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17 Location: 38.204188 N, 88.905599 W ZIP Codes (1990): 62816 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bonnie, IL Bonnie