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bongo2 one of a set of two small, connected drums, usu. tuned to different pitches, and played with the fingers.
bonhomie genial disposition or attitude; affability.
bonito any of various ocean fishes of the mackerel family, resembling the tuna and taken for food or game.
bonjour (French) good day or good morning; hello.
bonk to strike (the head) with a hollow sound. [3 definitions]
bon mot a particularly apt or witty word or expression.
Bonn the former capital of West Germany.
bonnet a traditional women's cloth hat with a brim and fastened beneath the chin with ribbons, now worn primarily by infants. [6 definitions]
bonobo any of a species of highly intelligent African ape related to but smaller than the chimpanzee and exhibiting various human-like behaviors. The bonobo's habitat in the wild is limited to an area within the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
bonsai a dwarf tree, made small and shaped by various pruning techniques. [2 definitions]
bonsoir (French) good evening (used as a greeting or farewell).
bonus a donation or payment in excess of what is required, usu. as a reward for exceeding the terms of a contract. [3 definitions]
bon vivant one who lives well and enjoys fine things, esp. food and drink.
bon voyage have a good trip.
bony pertaining to or resembling a bone. [4 definitions]
boo used to express, usu. loudly, disagreement, disapproval, or derision. [5 definitions]
boob1 (slang) a stupid, foolish person.
boob2 (vulgar slang) a female breast.
booby a dull or foolish person; dolt. [3 definitions]
booby prize an amusing prize given to ridicule one who performs worst in a contest or competition.
booby trap a bomb or other explosive device that is well-hidden and wired to explode upon being touched or triggered by an unsuspecting person. [2 definitions]