Definition of boughten in English:

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boughten

Pronunciation: /ˈbôtn/

adjective

dialect, chiefly North American
Bought rather than homemade: wooden boxes full of boughten cookies her first store-boughten doll
More example sentences
  • This is the best store boughten food I have eaten in a long time.

Origin

Late 18th century: dialect variant of bought.

Words that rhyme with boughten

chorten, foreshorten, Laughton, Morton, Naughton, Orton, quartan, quartern, shorten, tauten, torten, Wharton
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