Bunny vs Bunnie

Bunny is a noun that is interchangeable with the word rabbit.  It can be used alone or in conjunction with the word rabbit, as in bunny rabbit. Usually, bunny is a term used by small children in reference to a rabbit. It may also be used to describe a young rabbit.

Bunny may also describe a person of a specified type or in a certain mood, such as beach bunny, a person who enjoys time at the seaside, or a snow bunny, a person who enjoys skiing.

Bunnies is the plural form of bunny.

Bunnie is a woman’s name. It is usually a nickname for a woman whose name begins with the letter B, such as Beatrice or Barbara.

Examples

A stuffed bunny found at the Museum of Natural History in Halifax over the weekend has become an instant Twitter star. (NovaNews)

Not only does Dot, a tough little bunny in a red hoodie and hip sneakers, have to contend with the baby who appeared on the doorstep, her smitten parents won’t acknowledge the problem: He’s a wolf. (New York Times)

Chesterton and his hero St Francis went further than the methodic optimism of focusing on the flowers and bunny rabbits. (The Telegraph)

A “sexy snow bunny” protest by two supporters of the Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has been broken up by Russian authorities in the Sochi Olympic Village. (International Business Times)

From quizzical glances to almost-smiles, the bunnies are really delightful, but Arefin said the little rodents are more human than most people realise. (Mirror)

It would be an understatement to say that Bunnie Cregut looks forward to Christmas. (Rapid City Journal)

 

 

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