whether willing or not; willy-nilly.
a witty remark or comment; clever saying; witticism. Historical Examples Superstition In All Ages (1732) Jean Meslier Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 348 Various The Wits and Beaux of Society Grace Wharton and Philip Wharton The Wits and Beaux of Society Grace Wharton and Philip Wharton A Residence in France During the Years 1792, […]
good or elegant form or style. something regarded as fashionably correct: The bon ton in this circle is to dress well and know influential people. fashionable society. Historical Examples Between the Lines Henry Bascom Smith The Art of Amusing Frank Bellew In a Little Town Rupert Hughes Paris from the Earliest Period to the Present […]
a person who lives luxuriously and enjoys good food and drink. Historical Examples The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard Arthur Conan Doyle Hushed Up William Le Queux Thus Spake Zarathustra Friedrich Nietzsche The Doctor in History, Literature, Folk-Lore, Etc. Various A Book about Doctors John Cordy Jeaffreson Tales From Bohemia Robert Neilson Stephens noun (pl) bons […]
(have a) pleasant trip. Historical Examples Aliens William McFee The Four Corners in Japan Amy Ella Blanchard The Whelps of the Wolf George Marsh The Mystery of Lincoln’s Inn Robert Machray sentence substitute a phrase used to wish a traveller a pleasant journey