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Having an attractive and healthy appearance.
- ‘This eccentric character never enjoyed the faculty of sight, and many still living remember the sonsy, contented, and sightless face of Willie.’
Mid 16th century (also in the sense lucky): from Irish and Scottish Gaelic sonas good fortune (from sona fortunate) + -y.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.