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noun as in hat

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Popularized through the ever-booming anime and manga industries, the knee-high socks, pastel ruffled skirts and frilly flower-laced bonnets of Lolita “makes me feel feminine, creative and unique,” American Lolita fan Ashlyn Smith tells OZY.

From Ozy

When it comes to buying additional accessories, you might want some extra bonnets, replacement pads, or scented demineralized water to use in your mop.

It has a broth-like base packed with island flavor — bright with lime, fragrant with thyme, and spicy with Scotch bonnet pepper.

She had a bee in her bonnet and wanted to help these women because she had suffered under the hands of abusers in the past.

From Vox

While we were discussing the advisability of my departure Geneviève reappeared in the doorway without her bonnet.

I wear a floppy bonnet with peacock feathers and whisper Hail Marys under my breath until noon, when I break for snacks.

I always had this sort of bee in my bonnet about doing my own thing.

In this slim ode to books, the author muses on the life of a serious reader—with Bonnet himself being the ultimate example.

Phantoms On the Bookshelves by Jacques Bonnet Bonnet owns more than 40,000 books.

Mrs. Newbolt was cutting splints for her new sun-bonnet out of a pasteboard box.

The farmer stooped down, and raised the shabby bonnet from the face of the woman to examine her more carefully.

She wore an old poke bonnet and carried a crooked stick, and there seemed to be a hump upon her back.

The hump-backed little figure with poke-bonnet and cane was chased out upon the broken landing.

Do not save on the dress or cloak to buy a more elaborate bonnet, but let the cost be well equalized and the effect will be good.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bonnet, such as: cap, capote, chapeau, coronet, cover, and headdress.

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