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  • adj. superlative form of bonny: most bonny.


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  • The DePaul University student bested a field of 90 vying for the title of bonniest lass in Chicago and a whirlwind tour of the city in the run-up to her appearance in the March 12 parade. - News

  • Judges then choose the "bonniest," or nicest, knees.

    J. Weekly

  • But there was always something special about young Cheryl – she won Boots 'bonniest baby competition, was named World Star Of Future Modelling at the age of six and appeared in TV commercials for British Gas.

    Cheryl Cole: 'I hate this year'

  • It laid an egg after it was dead -- the bonniest, brightest little blue egg that ever was seen.

    Sole Music

  • But quench her bonniest, dearest ' to her, her clearest-selvèd spark

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Is he no the bonniest wee creature ye've ever seen?

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • 'Our England is a bonnie island, 'said Shirley,' and Yorkshire is one of her bonniest nooks. '

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • I've known some on 'em do as mich, and some o 't' bonniest and mimmest-looking, too - ay, I've seen clean, trim young things, that looked as denty and pure as daisies, and wi 'time a body fun' 'em out to be nowt but stinging, venomed nettles. '

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • The bonniest bevy of beauteous bathing babes in burlesque.


  • ‘She was not, perhaps, the bonniest thing,’ I confided as we settled down to eat.

    The Vesuvius Club


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