boonies
noun plural Date: 1956 slang boondocks 2

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  • boonies — colloquial shortening of BOONDOCKS (Cf. boondocks); by 1964, originally among U.S. troops in Vietnam War (in reference to the rural areas of the country, as opposed to Saigon) …   Etymology dictionary

  • boonies — [bo͞o′nēz] pl.n. Slang boondocks; hinterland: used with the …   English World dictionary

  • boonies — 1) Formula 1 slang. Anywhere off the track but still part of the circuit: where drivers end up when they leave the track. And that s Pedro De La Rosa in the boonies. 2) The boondocks, the rural areas. Here come those hicks from the boonies …   Dictionary of american slang

  • boonies — 1) Formula 1 slang. Anywhere off the track but still part of the circuit: where drivers end up when they leave the track. And that s Pedro De La Rosa in the boonies. 2) The boondocks, the rural areas. Here come those hicks from the boonies …   Dictionary of american slang

  • boonies — /booh neez/, n. (used with a pl. v.) Informal. boondocks. [see BOONDOCKS, IE] * * * …   Universalium

  • boonies — noun Boondocks …   Wiktionary

  • boonies — boo|nies [ˈbu:niz] n [plural] AmE informal [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: boondocks] the boondocks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • boonies — n. (Slang) boondocks, very remote and isolated location …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boonies — [ bu:nɪz] plural noun short for boondocks …   English new terms dictionary

  • boonies — noun (plural) AmE informal boondocks …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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