[ US /ˈbɑni/ ]
[ UK /bˈɒni/ ]
  1. very pleasing to the eye
    there's a bonny bay beyond
    young fair maidens
    a comely face
    my bonny lass
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How To Use bonny In A Sentence

  • When the first record was over, another voice introduced Bonny again and a third and fourth and fifth poem boomed out over the amplifier. COME TO MECCA
  • Bonnycastle also points out that an art book gives collectors more reassurance about an artist's longevity.
  • The best day's work that ever either of ye did yet I And I'm bound to say, my dawtie, ye make a real, bonny couple. David Balfour, Second Part Being Memoirs Of His Adventures At Home And Abroad, The Second Part: In Which Are Set Forth His Misfortunes Anent The Appin Murder; His Troubles With Lord Advocate Grant; Captivity On The Bass Rock; Journey Into Holland And Fran
  • Now here, thinks I, is a bonny kettle of fish, for Margaret was sitting with us, but for all the suddenness of it she never geed her beaver, and I kent then that she had word some way. The McBrides A Romance of Arran
  • But my auld een's drawing thegither -- dinna hurry yoursell, my bonny man, tak mind about the putting out the candle, and there's a horn of ale, and a glass of clow-gillie-flower water; I dinna gie ilka body that; I keep it for a pain I hae whiles in my ain stamach, and it's better for your young blood than brandy. Old Mortality, Complete
  • The cat wasn't the bonny creature it had been when Rose had first given it to him.
  • And laddie, I am askin 'God to keep me pure, for my love will hae its bloom some day far ayont us, like the bonny heather when the winter's bye. St. Cuthbert's
  • there's a bonny bay beyond
  • I'm saying she was naturally a bonny bit kimmer rather than happit up to the nines. The Little Minister
  • “Boney bwoy” is not a local living skeleton, but a native from Bonny River. Travels in West Africa
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