[ bon-uh-vist ]
/ ˈbɒn ə vɪst /


Origin of bonavist

First recorded in 1690–1700, bonavist is from the Italian word buonavista good sight. See bonus, vista Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bonavist

  • Some planters would suffer you to lie at your ease cockered up with bonavist and Madeira till the money comes.

    For Faith and Freedom|Walter Besant