- n a desirable state
a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors
- s very close and convivial
- As the company approached bankruptcy, Harold’s efforts were a boon to the future of his company.
- The legend says that the Greek god granted him a boon of immortality.
- President-elect Obama has pledged to lift the seven-year ban on federal funding for embryonic stem-cell research a boon for the field.
- Bob Knight in SI.com
That would be a boon to the economy,Knight said. "They are people I've known for a long time, and it's nice they keep track of (the record). But it's not like a record in the Masters or breaking Babe Ruth's record."