Definition of bunny in English:


Syllabification: bun·ny
Pronunciation: /ˈbənē

noun (plural bunnies)

  • 1 (also bunny rabbit) A rabbit, especially a young one.
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    • Raw meat, cooked meat, meat shaped like bunny rabbits and meat molded into a statue that had hot dogs for ears.
    • He draws his Wayfarers as bunny rabbits, like characters from some half-remembered children's book.
    • I thought about changing her mind but then that would have been just plain lame, this story isn't all vanilla ice and pink bunny rabbits.
  • 1.1 [with adjective] A person of a specified type or in a specified mood: ski slopes crawling with snow bunnies that dumb bunny actually thought I was a famous writer
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    • She looks like a Los Angeles beach bunny (regulation blond hair, blue eyes, big smile).
    • It was a Sunday afternoon, and Canadian beach bunnies had set up towels and umbrellas only inches apart, all along the strand.
    • You poor bunny-how's the conference going?


early 17th century (originally used as a term of endearment to a person, later as a pet name for a rabbit): from dialect bun 'squirrel, rabbit', also used as a term of endearment, of unknown origin.

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