- strong and healthy; robust.
- agreeable; good-natured.
Origin of sonsy
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Historical Examples of sonsie
Syne she saw the sonsie puppy loupin' at Auld Jock's heels, bonny as a poodle, but mair knowin'.
Sandy remarked, "Ye wadna think, noo, sic a sonsie doggie wad be leevin' i' the murky auld kirkyaird."
But Tammy's hauded 'im for Maister Brown, an' he says it's sonsie to gie the bonny wee a washin'.
I've been deaved aboot 'im a' the day, but I haena seen the sonsie rascal nor the braw collar the Laird Provost gied 'im.
When I heard him safely round the 'sherp' turn on the staircase I looked at the sonsie, kindly face of my old nurse.Betty Grier
- plump; buxom; comely
- cheerful; good-natured