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Definition of Boon

Boon

  1. A prayer or petition.
  2. That which is asked or granted as a benefit or favor; a gift; a benefaction; a grant; a present.
  3. Good; prosperous; as, boon voyage.
  4. Kind; bountiful; benign.
  5. Gay; merry; jovial; convivial.
  6. The woody portion flax, which is separated from the fiber as refuse matter by retting, braking, and scutching.

Boon Quotations

The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers.
J. K. Rowling

Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving.
Joseph Auslander

Truly, the bench is a boon to idlers. Whoever first came up with the idea is a genius: free public resting places where you can take time out from the bustle and brouhaha of the city, and simply sit and watch and reflect.
Tom Hodgkinson

As for the expected boon to the Mexican economy, we have seen none of these gains, and instead we have seen NAFTA's detrimental impact on the Mexican workers.
Stephen F. Lynch

Texting is a fundamentally sneaky form of communication, which we should despise, but it is such a boon we don't care. We are all sneaks now.
Lynne Truss
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Boon Translations

boon in Dutch is zegen, zegening
boon in German is Wohltat, Segen

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