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Wordnet 3.0


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:

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]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bonny \Bon"ny\, n. (Mining) A round and compact bed of ore, or a distinct bed, not communicating with a vein. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bonny 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]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

79 Moby Thesaurus words for "bonny": Junoesque, advantageous, agreeable, amply endowed, attractive, auspicious, beauteous, beautiful, becoming, beneficial, benevolent, bon, boulevardier, braw, bueno, built, built for comfort, buxom, callipygian, cogent, comely, commendable, curvaceous, curvy, elegant, estimable, excellent, expedient, fair, famous, favorable, fine, goddess-like, good, good-looking, goodly, grand, handsome, healthy, helpful, high liver, kind, laudable, likely, lovely, lovely to behold, man-about-town, nice, noble, personable, pleasant, pleasing, pneumatic, presentable, pretty, profitable, pulchritudinous, regal, royal, shapely, sightly, skillful, slender, sound, splendid, sport, stacked, statuesque, useful, valid, very good, virtuous, well-built, well-favored, well-formed, well-made, well-proportioned, well-shaped, well-stacked