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bunny Explained

bunny at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['bʌnı]

bunny at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1690, dim. of Scottish dialectal bun, pet name for "rabbit," previously (1587) for "squirrel," and also a term of endearment for a young attractive woman or child (1606). Ultimately could be from Scottish bun "tail of a hare" (1538), or from Fr. bon, or from a Scand. source. The Playboy Club hostess sense is from 1960. The Bunny Hug (1912), along with the foxtrot and the Wilson glide, were among the popular/scandalous dances of the ragtime era. ///

bunny at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

S3 n also bunny rabbit plural bunnies [C] // [Date: 1600-1700; Origin: bun 'rabbit's tail, rabbit' (16-19 centuries), from Scottish Gaelic, 'root, bottom']// a word for a rabbit, used especially by or to children//

bunny at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

38 Moby Thesaurus words for "bunny":
Belgian hare, Miss America, bathing beauty, beau ideal, beaut,
beauty, beauty contest winner, beauty queen, belle, buck, charmer,
cottontail, cover girl, dazzler, doe, dream, enchantress,
great beauty, hare, jackrabbit, knockout, lady fair, lapin,
leporide, leveret, looker, model, paragon, peach, pinup,
pinup girl, pussycat, rabbit, raving beauty, reigning beauty,
sex kitten, slick chick, stunner

bunny at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
(plural bunnies) (also bunny rabbit) a child's word for a rabbit

Bunny at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Bunny \Bun"ny\, n. (Mining)
A great collection of ore without any vein coming into it or
going out from it.

Bunny \Bun"ny\, n.
A pet name for a rabbit or a squirrel.

bunny at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

bunny
n 1: a young waitress in a night club whose costume includes a
rabbit-tail and ears [syn: {bunny girl}]
2: (usually informal) especially a young rabbit [syn: {bunny
rabbit}]

bunny at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK|US Inter: IPA » /ˈbʌ.ni/
  • Inter: rhymes » ʌni

    Etymology 1

    From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » bune||hollow stalk or stem, drinking straw|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » ang Inter: term » bune||cup, beaker, drinking vessel; reed, cane|lang=ang, of unknown origin. Related to English Inter: term » bun|lang=en, Inter: term » boon||the stalk of flax or hemp less the fibre|lang=en, Inter: etyl » sco|- Inter: term » bune|lang=sco, Inter: term » boon|lang=sco, Inter: term » been|lang=sco, see Inter: l » en|bun, Inter: l » en|boon. Compare also Inter: l » en|bunweed.

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » bunnies

  • Inter: UK » _|dialectal A culvert or short covered drain connecting two ditches.
    1. Inter: UK » _|dialectal A chine or gully formed by water running over the edge of a cliff; a wooded glen or small ravine opening through the cliff line to the sea.
    2. Inter: UK » _|dialectal Any small drain or culvert.
    3. Inter: UK » _|dialectal A brick arch or wooden bridge, covered with earth across a drawn or carriage in a water-meadow, just wide enough to allow a hay-wagon to pass over.
    4. Inter: UK » _|dialectal A small pool of water.

      Etymology 2

      From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » bony|lang=enm, Inter: term » boni||swelling, tumor|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » fro Inter: term » bugne|lang=fro, Inter: term » buigne||swelling, lump|lang=fro, from Old Inter: etyl » frk Inter: recons » bungjo|bungjo|swelling, bump|lang=frk, from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|en Inter: recons » bungô|lang=gem-pro, Inter: recons » bunkô||lump, clump, heap, crowd|lang=gem-pro. More at Inter: l » en|bunion, Inter: l » en|bunch.

      Alternative forms

      * Inter: l » en|bunney, Inter: l » en|bonie

      Noun

      Inter: en-noun » bunnies


  • Inter: UK » _|dialectal A swelling from a blow; a bump.
  • Inter: context » mining A sudden enlargement or mass of ore, as opposed to a vein or lode.

    Etymology 3

    From Inter: suffix » bun|t1=rabbit|y.

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » bunn|ies

  • A rabbit, especially a juvenile.
    1. A bunny girl: a nightclub waitress who wears a costume having rabbit ears and tail.
    2. Inter: sport » s In basketball, an easy shot (i.e., one right next to the bucket) that is missed.
    3. Inter: South Afric » a bunny chow; a snack of bread filled with curry
    4. 2008, Steve Pike, Surfing South Africa (page 258)
    5. : Surfers from Durban grew up on bunnies. You get the curry in the bread with the removed square chunk, used to dunk back in the curry.
      Derived terms
      Inter: rel-top3 » Terms derived from bunny

  • angst bunny
  • badge bunny
  • bunny girl
  • bunny rabbit

  • Inter: rel-mid » 3
    • cuddle bunny
    • dust bunny
    • Easter Bunny
    • gym bunny


    Inter: rel-mid » 3
  • snuggle bunny
  • that's the bunny
  • bunny wunny
  • snow bunny

  • Inter: rel-botto » m
    Translations
    Inter: trans-top » young rabbit
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|catxap|m, Inter: t- » ca|conillet|m
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|小兔|tr=xiǎotù|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|小兔子|tr=xiǎotùzi|sc=Hani
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|konijn
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|pupu, Inter: t+ » fi|kani
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|lapereau|m
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Kaninchen|n, Inter: t+ » de|Hase|m, Inter: t- » de|Häschen|n Inter: qualifier » diminutive, Inter: t- » de|Häslein|n Inter: qualifier » diminutive, Inter: t- » de|Hoppelhäslein|n Inter: qualifier » diminutive, Inter: t+ » de|Karnickel|n Inter: qualifier » colloquial, Inter: t- » de|Schlappohr|n Inter: qualifier » humorous
    • Hebrew: שפנפן (shfanfan) {{m}}, שפנפנה (shfanfana) {{f}}
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|nyuszi
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|coniglietto|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Korean: Inter: t+ » ko|토끼|tr=tokki|sc=Kore
  • Macedonian: зајаче {{n}}
  • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|hare|m, Inter: t- » no|harepus|m
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|króliczek|m
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|iepuraș
  • Russian: Inter: qualifier » rabbit Inter: t+ » ru|кролик|m|tr=królik|sc=Cyrl, Inter: qualifier » young rabit Inter: t+ » ru|крольчонок|m|tr=krol’čónok|sc=Cyrl, Inter: qualifier » young hare Inter: t+ » ru|зайчик|m|tr=zájčik|sc=Cyrl
  • Sicilian: Inter: t+ » scn|cunigghieddu|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|conejito|m, Inter: t+ » es|gazapo|m
  • Volapük: Inter: qualifier » ♂♀ Inter: t- » vo|kroligül, Inter: qualifier » ♂ Inter: t- » vo|hikroligül, Inter: qualifier » ♀ Inter: t- » vo|jikroligül, Inter: qualifier » ♂♀ Inter: t- » vo|krolig yunik, Inter: qualifier » ♂ Inter: t- » vo|hikrolig yunik, Inter: qualifier » ♀ Inter: t- » vo|jikrolig yunik

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » women in a costume of rabbit ears and tail
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|conilleta|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|puputyttö
    • Hebrew: שפנפנה (shfanfana) {{f}}
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|nyuszi, Inter: t- » hu|Play Boy-nyuszi


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|coniglietta|f
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|króliczek|m
  • Portuguese: Inter: t » pt|coelhinha|f
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|conejita|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Adjective

    Inter: en-ad » j
  • Inter: not comparabl » e In skiing, easy or unchallenging.
    1. : Let’s start on the bunny hill.
      Synonyms
      * Inter: context » easy, unchallenging, of a slope nursery

      Etymology 4

      From Inter: suffix » bun|t1=small breadroll|y.

      Adjective

      Inter: en-ad » j


  • Resembling a bun
    Synonyms
    * Inter: context » resembling a bun bunlike

  • Category: Category:en:Rabbits -
    Translation: ar » bunny
    Translation: et » bunny
    Translation: el » bunny
    Translation: fr » bunny
    Translation: ko » bunny
    Translation: hu » bunny
    Translation: mg » bunny
    Translation: my » bunny
    Translation: no » bunny
    Translation: pl » bunny
    Translation: ro » bunny
    Category: simple:bunny -
    Translation: fi » bunny
    Translation: ta » bunny
    Translation: vi » bunny
    Translation: zh » bunny