Bunny



Informal. a rabbit, especially a small or young one.
Slang: Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive. a pretty, appealing, or alluring young woman, often one ostensibly engaged in a sport or similar activity:
beach bunny; ski bunny.
Chiefly British. a squirrel.
Australian and New Zealand Slang. a person imposed upon or made a fool of; victim.
designed for or used by beginners in skiing:
a bunny slope.
Contemporary Examples

Edwards Staffer Andrew Young Offers Shocking Testimony About His Boss Diane Dimond April 24, 2012
John Edwards Verdict: Why Johnny Walked on a Mistrial Diane Dimond May 30, 2012
Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview Alex Belth February 15, 2014
12 Juicy Bits From Michelle Obama’s Garden Book Alex Klein May 30, 2012
Meltdown on the Message Boards The Daily Beast October 9, 2008

Historical Examples

Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue and Their Shetland Pony Laura Lee Hope
Wild Animals at Home Ernest Thompson Seton
Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus Laura Lee Hope
Uncle Sam’s Boys in the Ranks H. Irving Hancock
Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Sunny South Laura Lee Hope

noun (pl) -nies
Also called bunny rabbit a child’s word for rabbit (sense 1)
Also called bunny girl. a night-club hostess whose costume includes rabbit-like tail and ears
(Austral, informal) a mug; dupe
(slang) a devotee of a specified pastime or activity: gym bunny, disco bunny
(Brit, slang) talk, esp when inconsequential; chatter
(Brit, slang) not a happy bunny, deeply dissatisfied or discontented
n.

Welsh rabbit (1900s+ Students)
A habitually puzzled or victimized person: She is always criticizing some poor bunny (1920s+)
Any young woman, esp a pert and attractive one (1600s+)
A young woman who associates with the men in some exciting, daring, or otherwise glamorous activity, sometimes as a participant; groupie: to eliminate any chance that newsroom chauvinists could tag her as an electronic bunny (1960s+)
A prostitute who serves his or her own sex (1950s+ Homosexuals)
A layup shot (1970s+ Basketball)

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