Definitions of bonnet

  1. To pull off the bonnet.
  2. To provide with a cap or other similar headgear.
  3. To take off the bonnet or cap as a mark of respect; to uncover.
  4. To crush hat over eyes.
  5. a hat tied under the chin
  6. protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine; " there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars"; " the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine"
  7. A headdress for men and boys; a cap.
  8. A soft, elastic, very durable cap, made of thick, seamless woolen stuff, and worn by men in Scotland.
  9. A covering for the head, worn by women, usually protecting more or less the back and sides of the head, but no part of the forehead. The shape of the bonnet varies greatly at different times; formerly the front part projected, and spread outward, like the mouth of a funnel.
  10. Anything resembling a bonnet in shape or use
  11. A small defense work at a salient angle; or a part of a parapet elevated to screen the other part from enfilade fire.
  12. A metallic canopy, or projection, over an opening, as a fireplace, or a cowl or hood to increase the draught of a chimney, etc.
  13. A roofing over the cage of a mine, to protect its occupants from objects falling down the shaft.
  14. In pumps, a metal covering for the openings in the valve chambers.
  15. An additional piece of canvas laced to the foot of a jib or foresail in moderate winds.
  16. The second stomach of a ruminating animal.
  17. An accomplice of a gambler, auctioneer, etc., who entices others to bet or to bid; a decoy.
  18. A soft woolen cap worn by men in Scotland; a woman's or child's outdoor head- covering, usually having strings, but having no brim.
  19. A covering for the head worn by women: a cap.
  21. A covering for the head worn by women; part of a sail.
  22. A covering for the head, especially for women.
  23. A covering for the head worn by women; also a cap worn by men; a covering for other purposes; a small sail attached to a larger; a kind of little ravelin.
  24. A covering for the head worn by women; in Scot., a round worsted cap, of a dark- blue colour, formerly much worn by men.