(philosophy) an informal term for emotivism
to go or look through (a place, area, etc.) carefully in order to find something missing or lost: They searched the woods for the missing child. I searched the desk for the letter. to look at or examine (a person, object, etc.) carefully in order to find something concealed: He searched the vase for signs […]
jolly; jovial; convivial: boon companions. Archaic. kindly; gracious; bounteous. noun something extremely useful, helpful, or beneficial; a blessing or benefit: the car was a boon to him (archaic) a favour; request: he asked a boon of the king adjective close, special, or intimate (in the phrase boon companion) (archaic) jolly or convivial n. adj.
noun any word that seems to cause irrational fear: “communism” became a boo-word in the McCarthy era
adjective interjection Word Origin Usage Note