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Collins English Dictionary
adjective-nier or -niest1. Scottish and Northern England dialectbeautiful or handsome ⇒ a bonny lass2. merry or lively ⇒ a bonny family3. good or fine ⇒ a bonny house4. (esp of babies) plump5. Scottish and Northern England dialectconsiderable; to be reckoned with ⇒ cost a bonny pennyadverb6. informalagreeably or well ⇒ to speak bonny
C15: of uncertain origin; perhaps from Old French bon good, from Latin bonus
graded adjective & adjectiveSomeone or something that is bonny is attractive and nice to look at. [mainly Scottish, or Northern England] ⇒ Jemima was a bonny Highland lassie of 15.
Example sentences containing 'bonny'
She was a bonny , bespectacled woman, Welsh, benign and a non-stop talker.Hilton, John Buxton THE INNOCENTS AT HOME (A SUPERINTENDENT KENWORTHY NOVEL)Then they heard it: in the distance, a soaring song floating above the clamour: `Oh bonny Anne, I'm your man.Fidelis Morgan THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY