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Boon - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Boon' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Boon [ n.]
- A prayer or petition.
- That which is asked or granted as a benefit or favor; a gift; a benefaction; a grant; a present.
- Good; prosperous; as, boon voyage.
- Kind; bountiful; benign.
- Gay; merry; jovial; convivial.
- The woody portion flax, which is separated from the fiber as refuse matter by retting, braking, and scutching.

Meaning of 'Boon' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . boon [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a desirable state
Example in sentence:
  • a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors;
  • enjoy the blessings of peace
2 . boon [ s]
Meaning (2):
- very close and convivial
Example in sentence:
  • boon companions