meaning of boon

boon meaning in General Dictionary

great prosperous as boon voyage

View more

  • The woody portion flax which is divided from fiber as refuse matter by retting braking and scutching
  • A prayer or petition
  • really close and convivial
  • an appealing state
  • A prayer or petition.
  • That which is asked or granted as an advantage or benefit; a present; a benefaction; a grant; a present.
  • great; prosperous; since, benefit voyage.
  • Kind; bountiful; harmless.
  • Gay; merry; jovial; convivial.
  • The woody section flax, which can be divided through the fiber as decline matter by retting, braking, and scutching.

boon meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 12c., bone "petition," from Old Norse bon "a petition, prayer," from Proto-Germanic *boniz (cognates: Old English ben "prayer, petition," bannan "to summon;" see ban).

View more

  • in boon partner (1560s), only survival of center English benefit "good" (very early 14c.), from Old French bon (view bon).

boon meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A prayer or petition.

View more

  • (n.) That which is expected or awarded as an advantage or benefit; a present; a benefaction; a grant; a present.
  • (n.) great; successful; as, boon voyage.
  • (letter.) type; bountiful; benign.
  • (n.) Gay; merry; jovial; convivial.
  • (letter.) The woody section flax, which is separated through the dietary fiber as refuse matter by retting, braking, and scutching.

Sentence Examples with the word boon

Their chosen leader, whom they destined to succeed Nero, was C. Calpurnius Piso, a handsome, wealthy and popular noble, and a boon companion of Nero himself.

View more Sentence Examples