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bonce

[ bons ]
/ bɒns /
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noun British Slang.
head; skull: I was nearly blinded by the light reflecting off his freshly shaved, bloody great bonce.
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Origin of bonce

First recorded in 1885–90; origin unknown
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How to use bonce in a sentence

  • Thus we may understand why a tall boy has a better chance at Bonce-Eye than a short one.

    The Book of Sports:|William Martin

British Dictionary definitions for bonce

bonce
/ (bɒns) /

noun
British slang the head

Word Origin for bonce

C19 (originally: a type of large playing marble): of unknown origin
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