bonus /ˈboʊnəs/  noun


1 . something good that is more than what was expected or required

  • As a bonus for good behavior you can stay up late.
  • The product has the added bonus of providing extra vitamins.

2 . an extra amount of money that is given to an employee

  • Staff members were given a bonus for finishing the project on schedule.
  • The company offered bonuses to entice new workers.
  • We receive annual bonuses at the end of the year.