- The definition of bonhomie is good natured, pleasant and friendly.
An example of a bonhomie person is someone who is always happy and kind to others.
Origin: French ; from bonhomme ; from bon, good plush homme, man
- bonhomous adjective
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Origin: French, from bonhomme, good-natured man : bon, good (from Latin bonus; see deu-2 in Indo-European roots) + homme, man (from Latin homō; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots).
- bonˈho·mous adjective