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  1. 1. / buːn / noun. something extremely useful, helpful, or beneficial; a blessing or benefit. the car was a boon to him. archaic. a favour; request. he asked a boon of the king. boon. 2. / buːn / adjective. close, special, or intimate (in the phrase boon companion ) archaic. jolly or convivial.

  2. 1. something extremely useful, helpful, or beneficial; a blessing or benefit: the car was a boon to him. 2. archaic a favour; request: he asked a boon of the king. [C12: from Old Norse bōn request; related to Old English bēn prayer] boon. ( buːn) adj. 1. close, special, or intimate (in the phrase boon companion) 2. archaic jolly or convivial.

  3. Boon means something beneficial to a specific person, entity, or cause. "Getting called out of school on the day of the test was a boon for Sam, as he hadn't remembered to study." Boon derives from the Old Norse bón, a request for a favor. Think of a boon as a favor that no one has necessarily asked for, something extra.

  4. 3 days ago · boon in British English. (buːn ) noun. 1. something extremely useful, helpful, or beneficial; a blessing or benefit. online check-in is a boon for many travellers. 2. archaic. a favour; request. he asked a boon of the king.

  5. Definition of boon noun in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more.

  6. noun. A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request. American Heritage. A request or the favor requested. Webster's New World. Welcome benefit; blessing. Webster's New World. Similar definitions. (archaic) That which is asked or granted as a benefit or favor; a gift; a favour; benefaction; a grant; a present. Wiktionary.

  7. Definition of boon. as in social. likely to seek or enjoy the company of others I and my boon companions celebrated that afternoon's victory on the gridiron with a night at a local taproom. Synonyms & Similar Words. Relevance. social. outgoing. hospitable. friendly. gracious. jolly. companionable. convivial. cheerful. spirited. clubable. lively.

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