bunny

Definitions

  • "'IT'S FINE, BUNNY,' SHE CRIED"
    "'IT'S FINE, BUNNY,' SHE CRIED"
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bunny (usually informal) especially a young rabbit
    • n bunny a young waitress in a nightclub whose costume includes the tail and ears of a rabbit
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Boy and girl on path. Girl has bunny in hands Boy and girl on path. Girl has bunny in hands

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Bugs Bunny was originally called "Happy Rabbit."
    • n Bunny (Mining) A great collection of ore without any vein coming into it or going out from it.
    • n Bunny A pet name for a rabbit or a squirrel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots
    • n bunny A gully formed by water making its way over the edge of a cliff.
    • n bunny A pet name for a rabbit.
    • n bunny A swelling from a blow; a bump.
    • n bunny Same as bonny.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Bunny rabbits poop almost every time they hop around in a newly-explored area.
    • n Bunny bun′i a pet name for a rabbit.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ety. unknown; prob. conn. with Gael. bun, a root.

Usage

In literature:

Bunny Langham took us over to Sampford in his cart, and I had a peashooter.
"Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate" by Charles Turley
Naughty Miss Bunny: Her Tricks and Troubles.
"Miss Ashton's New Pupil" by Mrs. S. S. Robbins
Only I was going to call him Bunny.
"Stuyvesant" by Jacob Abbott
Her threats would do about as much good as a bunny threatening a wolf pack.
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
Away went the little bunny without another word and in less than five hundred hops he was home.
"Little Jack Rabbit's Adventures" by David Cory
He sneaked a peek ahead, dimly made out "Bunni, Hizkijah, Magpiash and Hashub," and choked.
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
As you can easily imagine, it keeps Bunny Cottontail moving to outwit his many enemies.
"A Mountain Boyhood" by Joe Mills
Bunny looks big and fat.
"The Heart of Thunder Mountain" by Edfrid A. Bingham
Naughty Miss Bunny Rose Mulholland 15.
"The International Spy" by Allen Upward
There should be some marked feature, such as Bunny's long ears, which calls for emphasis.
"Primary Handwork" by Ella Victoria Dobbs
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In poetry:

The Dogglas partyd his ost in thre,
Lyk a cheffe cheften off pryde;
With suar spears off mygtte tre,
The bunny in on every syde;
"Chevy-Chase" by Anonymous British
I learn to draw well out of woe,
And thus to disappoint the foe;
The thorns that in my flesh abide,
Do bunny the tympany of pride.
"The Believer's Riddle; or, the Mystery of Faith" by Ralph Erskine
Ah luckless speech, and bootless boast!
For which he paid full dear;
For, while he spake, a braying bunny
Did sing most loud and clear;
"The Diverting History Of John Gilpin, Showing How He Went Farther Than He Intended, And Came Safe Ho" by William Cowper
Remember, the Russian Easter Overture
is full of bunnies. Be always high,
full of regard and honor and lanolin. Oh
ride horseback in pink linen, be happy!
and ride with your beads on, because it rains.
"V.R. Lang" by Frank O Hara
"Ar, strike me up a wattle! but it's tough!
But 'ere's the dizzy limit, fer a cert -
To live this bunny's life is bad enough,
But 'ere's reel dirt:
Some tart at 'ome 'as sent, wiv lovin' care,
A coat uv rabbit-skins fer me to wear!
"Rabbits" by C J Dennis
"But if I dodge, an' keep out uv the rain,
An' don't toss in me alley 'fore we wins;
An' if I lobs back 'ome an' meets the Jane
'Oo sent the skins -
These bunnies' overcoats I lives inside -
I'll squeal at 'er, an' run away an' 'ide.
"Rabbits" by C J Dennis

In news:

With Easter coming next weekend, one thinks of eggs, chocolate candy, and the Easter Bunny .
) bought me a copy of Margaret Wise Brown's "The Runaway Bunny ".
Bernice " Bunny " Benson, 97.
Derry, NH — Bernice " Bunny " Benson, 97, of Derry, NH died peacefully November 26, 2012 at home.
Jack (Chris Pine) continues to reject the Guardians offer, and gets heated with Bunny (Hugh Jackman).
CopCorp Licensing has announced a trio of new licensees for its art brand It's Happy Bunny in both the US and Europe.
In due time, Wilson becomes " Bunny " and Nabokov "Vladimir" and then "Volodya".
As a tribute to Nabokov the lepidopterist, it was the nearest that Bunny ever came to an apology.
LE MARS, Iowa — The Le Mars company that produces Blue Bunny ice cream announced Wednesday it plans to raise money for expansion through conventional loans rather than by selling a stake in the business.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. A Grand Junction family is starting up their own small business, selling blue bunny ice cream to locals in town.
Cruelty-free Bunny Appears at in-cosmetics.
Hugh Hefner and bunnies in 1960.
AS the Playboy Club gets set to open in Goa this winter, its first venture in India, one pressing question keeps cropping up: What, exactly, will the bunnies wear.
BUNNY FLANDERS FROM THE VALERIE FUND JOIN THE SHOW.
Check out the latest clip, featuring a little argument between Jack Frost and the Easter Bunny .
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In science:

The output of the ultimate 1-collapse on the bunny mesh is depicted in Fig. 5(b).
Writing Reusable Digital Geometry Algorithms in a Generic Image Processing Framework
With this simple model, we used to get weird results like a well-known batting bunny like Narendra Hirwani scoring the most number of runs.
Bernoulli Runs: Using "Book Cricket" to Evaluate Cricketers
Pumpkin” (Tim Roth) and ”Honey Bunny” (Amanda Plummer) are having breakfast in a diner.
Herded Gibbs Sampling
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