boon companionnoun [ C usually singular ]uk /ˌbuːn kəmˈpæn.jən/ us /ˌbuːn kəmˈpæn.jən/ literary
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- He gave himself altogether up to pleasure, and imagined there was no sage like a boon companion.
- He is said to have been a boon companion of Richard II., and remained faithful to that king.
- He must have been something of a wit, too, in his own circles, having any number of boon companions.
- Not only was he Pitt's political colleague, but in private life his boon companion.
- There is a hum of pleasant talk, for each man is a right boon companion.