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English definition of “bonnet”

bonnet

noun [C] uk   /ˈbɒn.ɪt/ us    /ˈbɑː.nɪt/

bonnet noun [C] (HAT)

a type of hat that covers the ears and is tied under the chin, worn by babies or, especially in the past, by womenThings worn to cover the head, face or neck

bonnet noun [C] (METAL COVER)

UK (US hood) the metal cover over the part of a car where the engine is: I looked under the bonnet and clouds of smoke poured out.The exterior of vehicles
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