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bun·ny

 (bŭn′ē)
n. pl. bun·nies
1. A rabbit, especially a young one.
2. A person of a specific type: a dumb bunny.
3. Sports A shot that is uncontested or should be easily made, as in basketball.

[From dialectal bun, rabbit (perhaps from Scots, tail of a hare; see buns) + -y.]

bunny

(ˈbʌnɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. Also called: bunny rabbit a child's word for rabbit1
2. (Professions) Also called: bunny girl a night-club hostess whose costume includes a rabbit-like tail and ears
3. informal Austral a mug; dupe
4. slang a devotee of a specified pastime or activity: a gym bunny; a disco bunny.
5. slang Brit talk, esp when inconsequential; chatter
6. not a happy bunny slang Brit deeply dissatisfied or discontented
[C17: from Scottish Gaelic bun scut of a rabbit]

bun•ny

(ˈbʌn i)

n., pl. -nies,
adj. n.
1. a rabbit, esp. a small or young one.
2. Slang. an attractive young woman.
adj.
3. designed for or used by beginners in skiing: a bunny slope.
[1600–10, Amer.; dial. bun (tail of a) hare or rabbit, in Scots: buttocks]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bunny - a young waitress in a nightclub whose costume includes the tail and ears of a rabbit
waitress - a woman waiter
2.bunny - (usually informal) especially a young rabbitbunny - (usually informal) especially a young rabbit
rabbit, cony, coney - any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Translations
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bunny

[ˈbʌnɪ]
A. N
1. (baby talk) (= rabbit) → conejito m
2. (US) (= pretty girl) → bombón m, tía f buena (Sp)
B. CPD bunny girl Nconejita f
bunny rabbit N (baby talk) → conejito m

bunny

[ˈbʌni] n
(also bunny rabbit) → Jeannot m lapin
not a happy bunny
He's not a happy bunny → Il n'est pas plus ravi que ça bunny girl n (British) hôtesse de cabaret avec oreilles et queue de lapinbunny hill n (US) (= ski slope) → piste f pour débutants

bunny

n (also bunny rabbit)Hase m, → Häschen nt

bunny

[ˈbʌnɪ] n (also bunny rabbit) → coniglietto
References in classic literature ?
Peter thought it best to go away without speaking to her; he had heard about cats from his cousin, little Benjamin Bunny.
A century takes it out of one at my time of life; and you, Bunny, you look quite as much in need of your end of a worthy bottle.
I mean to say, my dear Bunny, that Palace Gardens knows the very name no more.
That may be, Bunny, but I tell you frankly I don't want you to-night.
And when the hours are small enough, Bunny, my boy, I don't mind admitting I shall be very glad to have you with me.
Look here, Bunny," Daylight demanded, "which is right, I shall be over to look that affair up on Monday, or I will be over to look that affair up on Monday?
Yes, Bunny, it was the very devil of a swim; but I defy you to sink in the Mediterranean.
My dear Bunny, I'm dead--I'm at the bottom of the sea--and don't you forget it for a minute.
If it doesn't hit you hard, Bunny, you're the first.
I have my vices, Bunny, but backing and filling is not one of them.
A fog may be a bore to you and me, Bunny, but it's a perfect godsend to the criminal classes, especially so late in their season.
Good old Bunny," he murmured, holding the lantern for one moment to my face; the next he was explaining his plans, and I was nodding, as though we had been fellow-cracksmen all our days.