Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Avoid these words. Seriously.

bonxie

[bongk-see] /ˈbɒŋk si/
noun
1.
skua (def 1).
Origin of bonxie
1765-1775
First recorded in 1765-75; of uncertain origin; final element is apparently -sy
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for bonxie
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for bonxie

bonxie

/ˈbɒŋksɪ/
noun
1.
(originally in Shetland) the great skua See skua
Word Origin
C19: probably of Scandinavian origin: compare Norwegian bunke heap, something dumpy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for bonxie

Word Value for bonxie

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends