adjective, son·si·er, son·si·est. Scot. and North England, Irish English.
Words nearby sonsy
Origin of sonsy
Examples from the Web for sonsy
Judging from her round, sonsy, rosy face, you never could have imagined her to have been mad.Life in the Clearings versus the Bush|Susanna Moodie
He was as proud of the sonsy house as Gourlay himself, if for a different reason, and he used to boast of it to his comrades.
She wasna what people would ca' a pretty girl, for I hae seen her; but she had a sonsy face and intelligent een.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland|John Mackay Wilson
She listened to the talk of the men with a faint smile about her weary lips, her eyes upon the sonsy range.
Old Mr. Loutit and lame Jimmy Flett each secures a sonsy partner.The New North|Agnes Deans Cameron