Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A handsome girl; a fair maid; a bonny lass.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A handsome girl.

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  • noun obsolete A handsome girl.

Etymologies

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French bonne et belle, good and beautiful.

Examples

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  • A handsome girl. French expression bonne et belle, good and beautiful. Compare to bellibone.

    February 28, 2009

  • The playful bright sound is endearing.

    It falls rather Scots on the hearing

    Yet French, we can tell,

    Cast this bonnibel

    To peal pledges of love in its clear ring.

    March 3, 2014

  • Makes me think of strawberry lip gloss.

    March 3, 2014