1. an erection.
|(con. 1958) Been Down So Long (1972) 191: She caught me with a boner, dammit.|
|Ladies’ Man (1985) 53: I immediately got one of those boners that start from the heart.|
|It (1987) 807: You liked it! You got a boner! Biggest boner I ever saw!|
|One Night Out Stealing 103: Grab her hand and shove it down on the old fulla [...] Feel that for a boner, babe.|
|The Joy (2015) [ebook] Me boner eased as I slipped the package between the gum and me cheek.|
|Indep. Rev. 1 Oct. 12: The goal of a porno movie should be to give you a boner.|
|Skinny Dip 157: Chaz was waiting [...] with a bottle of wine and a world-class boner.|
|Frank Sinatra in a Blender [ebook] We got a good look at each other in that unforgiving light and my boner died fast than a two-dollar watch battery.|
|IOL Cape News 7 Oct. [Internet] What did this guy do when he saw this woman coming with a knife to his boner?|
|‘Could Have Been’ [lyrics] Jump on your mans dick, leave the boy alone ma. / Before I tell your man you've been looking for a boner.|
|Times Weekend Rev. 8 July [Internet] They have boners. They aren’t embarrassed. They cup, adjust. ‘I’ve got a semi on,’ they might say, conversationally.|
2. the penis.
|Pay for Play Cheerleaders [Internet] Well, okay then. I’ll play with your boner, Mr. Milton.|
|Guardian G2 7 June 15: This man’s fractured his boner, you cock. He needs an urgent urology opinion.|
3. (Aus.) of a man, one who has sexual intercourse; thus mad boner, an especially keen fucker n. (1)
|Lex. of Cadet Lang. 52: boner 2. (literal) a fucker, one who fucks or bones someone.|
4. (Aus.) a general term of abuse, on pattern of fucker n. (3)
|Lex. of Cadet Lang. 53: you boner! non-specific term of abuse = ‘you fucker!’.|
5. (US) in fig. use of sense 1, an obsession.
|Destination: Morgue! (2004) 314: I copped to all the big snuffs. You name it, I copped to it [...] It was my thing back in the old days, before I got this boner for skin.‘Hot-Prowl Rape-O’ in|
|IOL News (SA) 27 Mar. [Internet] Rasdien allegedly told Wilson, ‘I’ve got a boner for you,’ as she walked past him.|
|‘FAQ’ on alt.sex.masturbation [Internet] 74 Bouncing your boner.|
to be obsessed (usu. negatively) with.
|Gutted 85: Laughing boy has no hope other than to hang [the murder] on you...and he’s a boner for ye.|