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BONNET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bonnet mean? 

BONNET (noun)
  The noun BONNET has 2 senses:

1. a hat tied under the chin
2. protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine

  Familiarity information: BONNET used as a noun is rare.


BONNET (verb)
  The verb BONNET has 1 sense:

1. dress in a bonnet

  Familiarity information: BONNET used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BONNET (noun)


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Meaning:

A hat tied under the chin

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

bonnet; poke bonnet

Hypernyms ("bonnet" is a kind of...):

chapeau; hat; lid (headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "bonnet"):

sunbonnet (a large bonnet that shades the face; worn by girls and women)


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Meaning:

Protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

cowl; cowling; bonnet; hood

Context examples:

there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars / the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine

Hypernyms ("bonnet" is a kind of...):

protection; protective cover; protective covering (a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury)

Meronyms (parts of "bonnet"):

hood ornament (an ornament on the front of the hood of a car emblematic of the manufacturer)

Holonyms ("bonnet" is a part of...):

aeroplane; airplane; plane (an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets)

auto; automobile; car; machine; motorcar (a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine)


BONNET (verb)


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Meaning:

Dress in a bonnet

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Hypernyms (to "bonnet" is one way to...):

hat (put on or wear a hat)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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