donsy
adjective see donsie

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • donsy — don·sy …   English syllables

  • donsy — adjective see donsie …   Useful english dictionary

  • donsie — or donsy adjective Etymology: Scottish Gaelic donas evil, harm + English ie Date: 1720 1. dialect British unlucky 2. Scottish a. restive b. saucy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • donsie — /don see, dawn /, adj. 1. Midland U.S. somewhat sick, weak, or lacking in vitality; not completely well. 2. Scot. unfortunate; ill fated; unlucky. 3. Brit. Dial. fastidious; neat; tidy. Also, donsy. [1710 20; < ScotGael donas harm, ill + IE] * *… …   Universalium

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