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bonny

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Noun, Adjective, Adverb
 : 
Bon=ny

CIDE DICTIONARY

bonnya. [OE. boni, prob. fr. F. bon, fem. bonne, good, fr. L. bonus good. See Bounty, and cf. Bonus, Boon.].
  •  Handsome; beautiful; pretty; attractively lively and graceful.  [1913 Webster]
    "Till bonny Susan sped across the plain."  [1913 Webster]
    "Far from the bonnie banks of Ayr."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Gay; merry; frolicsome; cheerful; blithe.  [1913 Webster]
    "Be you blithe and bonny."  [1913 Webster]
    "Report speaks you a bonny monk, that would hear the matin chime ere he quitted his bowl."  [1913 Webster]
bonnyn. 
     A round and compact bed of ore, or a distinct bed, not communicating with a vein.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bonny, adj. (bonnier, bonniest) esp. Sc. & N.Engl.
1 a physically attractive. b healthy-looking.
2 good, fine, pleasant.

Derivative
bonnily adv. bonniness n.
Etymology
16th c.: perh. f. F bon good

THESAURUS

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

ROGET THESAURUS

bonny

Cheerfulness

N cheerfulness, geniality, gayety, l'allegro, cheer, good humor, spirits, high spirits, animal spirits, flow of spirits, glee, high glee, light heart, sunshine of the mind, sunshine of the breast, gaiete de coeur, bon naturel, liveliness, life, alacrity, vivacity, animation, allegresse, jocundity, joviality, jollity, levity, jocularity, mirth, merriment, hilarity, exhilaration, laughter, merrymaking, heyday, rejoicing, marriage bell, nepenthe, Euphrosyne, sweet forgetfulness, optimism, self complacency, hedonics, hedonism, cheerful, happy, cheery, cheerly, of good cheer, smiling, blithe, in spirits, in good spirits, breezy, bully, chipper, in high spirits, in high feather, happy as the day is long, happy as a king, gay as a lark, allegro, debonair, light, lightsome, light hearted, buoyant, debonnaire, bright, free and easy, airy, janty, jaunty, canty, hedonic, riant, sprightly, sprightful, spry, spirited, spiritful, lively, animated, vivacious, brisk as a bee, sparkling, sportive, full of play, full of spirit, all alive, sunny, palmy, hopeful, merry as a cricket, merry as a grig, merry as a marriage bell, joyful, joyous, jocund, jovial, jolly as a thrush, jolly as a sandboy, blithesome, gleeful, gleesome, hilarious, rattling, winsome, bonny, hearty, buxom, playful, playsome, folatre, playful as a kitten, tricksy, frisky, frolicsome, gamesome, jocose, jocular, waggish, mirth loving, laughter-loving, mirthful, rollicking, elate, elated, exulting, jubilant, flushed, rejoicing, cock-a-hoop, cheering, inspiriting, exhilarating, cardiac, cardiacal, pleasing, palmy, cheerfully, Int, never say die!, come!, cheer up!, hurrah!, hence loathed melancholy!, begone dull care!, away with melancholy!, a merry heart goes all the day, as merry as the day is long, ride si sapis.

Beauty

N beauty, the beautiful, to kalon, le beau ideal, aesthetics, callaesthetics, pulchritude, form, elegance, grace, beauty unadorned, natural beauty, symmetry, comeliness, fairness, polish, gloss, good effect, good looks, belle tournure, trigness, bloom, brilliancy, radiance, splendor, gorgeousness, magnificence, sublimity, sublimification, concinnity, delicacy, refinement, charm, je ne sais quoi, style, Venus, Aphrodite, Hebe, the Graces, Peri, Houri, Cupid, Apollo, Hyperion, Adonis, Antionous, Narcissus, peacock, butterfly, garden, flower of, pink of, bijou, jewel, work of art, flower, flow'ret gay, wildflower, rose, lily, anemone, asphodel, buttercup, crane's bill, daffodil, tulip, tiger lily, day lily, begonia, marigold, geranium, lily of the valley, ranunculus, rhododendron, windflower, pleasurableness, beautifying, landscaping, landscape gardening, decoration, calisthenics, beauty, hunk (of men), beautiful, beauteous, handsome, gorgeous, pretty, lovely, graceful, elegant, prepossessing, attractive, delicate, dainty, refined, fair, personable, comely, seemly, bonny, good-looking, well-favored, well-made, well-formed, well- proportioned, proper, shapely, symmetrical, harmonious, sightly, fit to be seen, passable, not amiss, goodly, dapper, tight, jimp, gimp, janty, jaunty, trig, natty, quaint, trim, tidy, neat, spruce, smart, tricksy, bright, bright eyed, rosy cheeked, cherry cheeked, rosy, ruddy, blooming, in full bloom, brilliant, shining, beamy, beaming, sparkling, splendid, resplendent, dazzling, glowing, glossy, sleek, rich, superb, magnificent, grand, fine, sublime, showy, specious, artistic, artistical, aesthetic, picturesque, pictorial, fait a peindre, well-composed, well grouped, well varied, curious, enchanting becoming, ornamental, undeformed, undefaced, unspotted, spotless, auxilium non leve vultus habet, beauty born of murmuring sound, flowers preach to us if we will hear, gratior ac pulchro veniens in corpore virtus, none but the brave deserve the fair, thou who hast the fatal gift of beauty.


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