Definition of Boon

1. Noun. A desirable state. "A spanking breeze is a boon to sailors"

Exact synonyms: Blessing
Generic synonyms: Good Fortune, Good Luck, Luckiness
Specialized synonyms: Mercy



2. Adjective. Very close and convivial. "Boon companions"
Similar to: Close

Definition of Boon

1. n. A prayer or petition.

2. a. Good; prosperous; as, boon voyage.

3. n. The woody portion flax, which is separated from the fiber as refuse matter by retting, braking, and scutching.

Definition of Boon

1. Noun. (obsolete) A prayer; petition. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) That which is asked or granted as a benefit or favor; a gift; a favour; benefaction; a grant; a present. ¹

3. Noun. A good; a blessing or benefit; a great privilege; a thing to be thankful for. ¹

4. Noun. (context: UK dialectal) An unpaid service due by a tenant to his lord. ¹

5. Adjective. (obsolete) good; prosperous; as, "boon voyage" ¹

6. Adjective. kind; bountiful; benign ¹

7. Adjective. gay; merry; jovial; convivial ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boon

1. a timely benefit [n -S]

Medical Definition of Boon

1. The woody portion flax, which is separated from the fibre as refuse matter by retting, braking, and scutching. Origin: Scot. Boon, bune, been, Gael. & Ir. Bunach coarse tow, fr. Bun root, stubble. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Boon

boomsayer
boomsayers
boomshanka
boomslang
boomslange
boomslanges
boomslangs
boomster
boomsters
boomstick
boomtime
boomtimes
boomtown
boomtowns
boomy
boon (current term)
boondie
boondies
boondock
boondocked
boondocking
boondocks
boondoggle
boondoggled
boondoggler
boondogglers
boondoggles
boondoggling
booner
booners

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