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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BONHOMIE

His manner was full of bonhomie now, and had no trace of affectation.

And yet she was so good-natured, so full of fun and bonhomie!

Hanna is famous for his bonhomie, and is a fine story-teller.

There was a good deal of bonhomie and pleasantry in his conversation.

"Certainly, my dear fellow," said Hoffland, with a delightful ease and bonhomie.

The mirror of bonhomie (easy-hearted good-fellowship), he always was.

His address is frank, and his whole manner noticeable for bonhomie.

He is simple-minded, learned, tolerant, and the quintessence of bonhomie.

His address in general is bold, frank, cordial, full of bonhomie.

It needed all his courage and good-temper and bonhomie to carry him through.

WORD ORIGIN

"good nature," 1803, from French bonhomie "good nature, easy temper," from bonhomme "good man" (with unusual loss of -m-), from bon "good" (see bon) + homme "man," from Latin homo (see homunculus).

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