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Synonyms for bonny
ˈbɒn i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bonny, bonnie, comely, fair, sightly(adj)

    very pleasing to the eye

    "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens"

    Synonyms:
    becoming, mediocre, reasonable, decent, fair(a), middling, comely, sightly, comme il faut, average, just, seemly, clean, decorous, fair, fairish, bonnie, honest

    Antonyms:
    ugly

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bonny

    The definition of beauty, "perfection of form," is a good key to the meaning of beautiful, if we understand "form" in its widest sense. There must also be harmony and unity, and in human beings spiritual loveliness, to constitute an object or a person really beautiful. Thus, we speak of a beautiful landscape, a beautiful poem. But beautiful implies also, in concrete objects, softness of outline and delicacy of mold; it is opposed to all that is hard and rugged, hence we say a beautiful woman, but not a beautiful man. Beautiful has the further limit of not transcending our powers of appreciation. Pretty expresses in a far less degree that which is pleasing to a refined taste in objects comparatively small, slight, and dainty; as, a pretty bonnet; a pretty girl. That is handsome which is not only superficially pleasing, but well and harmoniously proportioned, with usually the added idea that it is made so by art, breeding, or training; as, a handsome horse; a handsome house. Handsome is a term far inferior to beautiful; we may even say a handsome villain. Fair denotes what is bright, smooth, clear, and without blemish; as, a fair face. The word applies wholly to what is superficial; we can say "fair, yet false." In a specific sense, fair has the sense of blond, as opposed to dark or brunette. One who possesses vivacity, wit, good nature, or other pleasing qualities may be attractive without beauty. Comely denotes an aspect that is smooth, genial, and wholesome, with a certain fulness of contour and pleasing symmetry, tho falling short of the beautiful; as, a comely matron. That is picturesque which would make a striking picture.

    Synonyms:
    attractive, beauteous, beautiful, bewitching, charming, comely, delightful, elegant, exquisite, fair, fine, graceful, handsome, lovely, picturesque, pretty

    Antonyms:
    awkward, clumsy, deformed, disgusting, frightful, ghastly, grim, grisly, grotesque, hideous, horrid, odious, repulsive, shocking, ugly, unattractive, uncouth, ungainly, unlovely, unpleasant

    Preposition:
    Beautiful to the eye; beautiful in appearance, in spirit; "beautiful for situation," Ps. xlviii, 2; beautiful of aspect, of its kind.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bonny

    Synonyms:
    fair, pretty, pleasant, lively, cheerful, shapely, buxom

    Antonyms:
    dull, unseemly, ill-favored, deformed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bonny(a.)

    Synonyms:
    handsome, beautiful, pretty

  2. bonny(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cheerful, blithe, sprightly, buoyant, airy, gay, merry, joyous, jolly, jocund, winsome, buxom, playful, sportive, jocose, in good spirits, in high spirits

  3. bonny(a.)

    Synonyms:
    plump, round, chubby, in good health

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bonny(a)

    Synonyms:
    comely, pretty, merry, blithe, sportive, cheerful, buxom, chubby, plump

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    bunye

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How to use bonny in a sentence?

  1. Matt Stanley:

    The market needs to stop worrying about this balance and concentrate on the now, we rallied on the back of supply outages, wildfires and seemingly increased demand. Well, Shell have lifted force majeure at (Nigeria's) Bonny ... the wildfires are out and Canada is close to full production, and (U.S.) gasoline demand is at 15-month lows.

  2. Emily Brontë:

    A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.


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