Associations to the word «Boon»


BOON, noun. (obsolete) A prayer; petition.
BOON, noun. (archaic) That which is asked or granted as a benefit or favor; a gift; a favour; benefaction; a grant; a present.
BOON, noun. A good; a blessing or benefit; a great privilege; a thing to be thankful for.
BOON, noun. (UK dialectal) An unpaid service due by a tenant to his lord.
BOON, adjective. (obsolete) good; prosperous; as, "boon voyage"
BOON, adjective. Kind; bountiful; benign
BOON, adjective. Gay; merry; jovial; convivial
BOON, noun. The woody portion of flax, separated from the fiber as refuse matter by retting, braking, and scutching.
BOON LAY, proper noun. A region of Singapore.

Dictionary definition

BOON, noun. A desirable state; "enjoy the blessings of peace"; "a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors".
BOON, adjective. Very close and convivial; "boon companions".

Wise words

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