Definition of boon companion in English:

boon companion

Line breaks: boon com|pan¦ion
Pronunciation: /buːn


  • A close friend with whom one enjoys spending time: Sid was a boon companion to women
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    • That I was sad when it was over - aggrieved that my boon companion of a full month would no longer startle, amaze, entertain or edify me.
    • Donovan, our driver-guide, turned out to be a boon companion.
    • The ‘optimists’ viewed modern economic growth and its boon companion, industrialization, as unambiguously good - led as they were by good things like the market.


mid 16th century: boon from Old French bon, from Latin bonus 'good'. The early literal sense was 'good fellow', originally denoting a drinking companion.

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