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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.]
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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]
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n., pl. -nies,
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]
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|Noun||1.||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 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
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