verb (used with object)
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Origin of bonnet
OTHER WORDS FROM bonnetbon·net·less, adjectivebon·net·like, adjective
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Definition for bonnet (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for bonnet
When it comes to buying additional accessories, you might want some extra bonnets, replacement pads, or scented demineralized water to use in your mop.
It has a broth-like base packed with island flavor — bright with lime, fragrant with thyme, and spicy with Scotch bonnet pepper.Caribbean-inspired seafood stew brings warm island vibes to your table|Ellie Krieger|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
She had a bee in her bonnet and wanted to help these women because she had suffered under the hands of abusers in the past.“People want to believe”: How Love Fraud builds an absorbing docuseries around a romantic con man|Alissa Wilkinson|September 4, 2020|Vox
While we were discussing the advisability of my departure Geneviève reappeared in the doorway without her bonnet.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I wear a floppy bonnet with peacock feathers and whisper Hail Marys under my breath until noon, when I break for snacks.
I always had this sort of bee in my bonnet about doing my own thing.
In this slim ode to books, the author muses on the life of a serious reader—with Bonnet himself being the ultimate example.
Phantoms On the Bookshelves by Jacques Bonnet Bonnet owns more than 40,000 books.
Mrs. Newbolt was cutting splints for her new sun-bonnet out of a pasteboard box.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
The farmer stooped down, and raised the shabby bonnet from the face of the woman to examine her more carefully.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
She wore an old poke bonnet and carried a crooked stick, and there seemed to be a hump upon her back.
The hump-backed little figure with poke-bonnet and cane was chased out upon the broken landing.
Do not save on the dress or cloak to buy a more elaborate bonnet, but let the cost be well equalized and the effect will be good.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
British Dictionary definitions for bonnet
- a soft cloth cap
- formerly, a flat brimless cap worn by men
Word Origin for bonnet
Scientific definitions for bonnet
Idioms and Phrases with bonnet
see bee in one's bonnet.