['bɒnɪt] or ['bɑnət]


(noun.) a hat tied under the chin.

(verb.) dress in a bonnet.

整理:诺拉--From WordNet


(n.) A headdress for men and boys; a cap.

(n.) A soft, elastic, very durable cap, made of thick, seamless woolen stuff, and worn by men in Scotland.

(n.) A covering for the head, worn by women, usually protecting more or less the back and sides of the head, but no part of the forehead. The shape of the bonnet varies greatly at different times; formerly the front part projected, and spread outward, like the mouth of a funnel.

(n.) Anything resembling a bonnet in shape or use

(n.) A small defense work at a salient angle; or a part of a parapet elevated to screen the other part from enfilade fire.

(n.) A metallic canopy, or projection, over an opening, as a fireplace, or a cowl or hood to increase the draught of a chimney, etc.

(n.) A frame of wire netting over a locomotive chimney, to prevent escape of sparks.

(n.) A roofing over the cage of a mine, to protect its occupants from objects falling down the shaft.

(n.) In pumps, a metal covering for the openings in the valve chambers.

(n.) An additional piece of canvas laced to the foot of a jib or foresail in moderate winds.

(n.) The second stomach of a ruminating animal.

(n.) An accomplice of a gambler, auctioneer, etc., who entices others to bet or to bid; a decoy.

(v. i.) To take off the bonnet or cap as a mark of respect; to uncover.



n. a covering for the head worn by women without a brim tied on by strings and now letting the whole face be seen although formerly a bonnet (esp. a Poke′-bonn′et) covered the sides of the face: a soft cap: the velvet cap within a coronet: (fort.) a small work before the salient or flanked angle of the ravelin: (naut.) an additional part laced to the foot of jibs or other fore-and-aft sails to gather more wind: a wire-covering over a chimney-top: a decoy or pretended player or bidder at a gaming-table or an auction the accomplice of a thimble-rigger or other petty swindler.—v.t. to put a bonnet on: to crush a man's hat over his eyes.—adj. and p.adj. Bonn′eted.—ns. Bonn′et-piece a gold coin of James V. of Scotland on which the king wears a bonnet instead of a crown; Bonn′et-rouge the red cap of liberty of the French Revolution shaped like a nightcap.—Bonnet laird a Scotch name for a petty landowner who wore a bonnet not the hat of the gentry.—Balmoral bonnet a flat cap resembling the Scotch (Lowland) bonnet; Glengarry bonnet rising to a point in front with ribbons hanging down behind; Scotch bonnet of a broad round flat shape of dark-blue colour with a tuft on the top the fabric thick-milled woollen without seam or lining—like the Basque bé–žet.



Bonnet, denotes much gossiping and slanderous insinuations, from which a woman should carefully defend herself. For a man to see a woman tying her bonnet, denotes unforeseen good luck near by. His friends will be faithful and true. A young woman is likely to engage in pleasant and harmless flirtations if her bonnet is new and of any color except black. Black bonnets, denote false friends of the opposite sex.



A female head trouble, which is contracted the latter part of Lent and breaks out on Easter.





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