Definition of Boner

1. Noun. An embarrassing mistake.


Definition of Boner

1. Noun. (literally) Who or which bones (removes bones). ¹

2. Noun. (dated)(baseball)(slang) A blunder; a bad mistake; a silly or stupid mistake. (defdate from early 20th c.) ¹

3. Noun. (slang) An erect penis. (defdate from mid-20th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boner

1. a blunder [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boner

boneheaded
boneheadedness
boneheads
bonehouse
bonehouses
boneless
boneless lean beef trimmings
bonelessly
bonelessness
bonelet
bonelike
bonemarrow
bonemarrows
bonemeal
bonemeals
boneration
boners
bones
bones of contention
bones of digits
bones of inferior limb
bones of lower limb
bones of skull
bones of superior limb
bones of upper extremity
bones of upper limb
bones of visceral cranium
bones up
boneset

Literary usage of Boner

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1. Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York by Oliver Lorenzo Barbour, New York (State). Supreme Court (1863)
"boner. Lee. boner lived in another county. Woodruff inquired of Lee whether it would be right and safe to have the bond and mortgage assigned to him, ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"boner died in the house of Professor Ilor- ... [Memoirs and Letten of Charlee boner, edited by Rosa M. Kettle, 1871, 2 vols.] 0. ..."

3. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1910)
"JOHN HENRY boner [In the Moravian churchyard at Salem, North Carolina. ... J John Henry boner, Born in Salem, NC, January 31, 1845. ..."

4. A Documentary History of American Industrial Society by Eugene Allen Gilmore, American Bureau of Industrial Research, Carnegie Institution of Washington (1910)
"He stepped before boner, and in the act of stepping before him, boner hunched him and said "not ... When boner hunched Fulse, I heard it and felt alarmed. ..."

5. Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with the by Christopher Wordsworth (1853)
"... Of the Bible in English printed in the large volume, and of Edmund boner preferred to the ... boner bishop of Hereford, ..."

6. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet (1829)
"Edmond boner. Cranmer's letter, for an appeal to be made in his name. An original. Cotton H- IN my right harty maner I commend me to you. ..."

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