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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 ?
AS soon as they had passed, little Benjamin Bunny slid down into the road, and set off--with a hop, skip and a jump--to call upon his relations, who lived in the wood at the back of Mr.
The mice sat on their door- steps cracking cherry-stones, they winked at Peter Rabbit and little Benjamin Bunny.
Benjamin Bunny prancing along the top of the wall of the upper terrace.
"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.
"Not so well as I should like to know them, Bunny."
"I mean to say, my dear Bunny, that Palace Gardens knows the very name no more.
"Yes, Bunny, it was the very devil of a swim; but I defy you to sink in the Mediterranean.
"It looked rather like it, Bunny. It was taking all the risks, and hitting at everything.
My dear Bunny, I'm dead--I'm at the bottom of the sea--and don't you forget it for a minute."
I never dreamt you had such stuff in you, Bunny! No, I'm hanged if I let you go now.
I have my vices, Bunny, but backing and filling is not one of them.
We're in the same boat, Bunny; we'd better pull together."