Definitions

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  • adj. Gay; merry; frolicsome; cheerful; blithe.
  • adj. Beautiful; pretty; attractive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See bonny, a.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. very pleasing to the eye

Etymologies

Middle English boni, probably from Old French bon, feminine bonne ("good"), from Latin bonus ("good"). See bounty, and compare bonus, boon. (Wiktionary)

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  • Early Scottish usage was today's gay. So Bonnie Prince Charlie wasn't what you thought.

    June 18, 2008

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    February 8, 2008