Origin of bonhomieFrench from bonhomme from bon, good + homme, man
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.
A pleasant and affable disposition; geniality.
Origin of bonhomieFrench 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.)
- It is not too much to say that his imperturbable equanimity, his serene bonhomie kept the host together.
- Laromiguiere taught the philosophy of Locke and Condillac, happily modified on some points, with a clearness and grace which in appearance at least removed difficulties, and with a charm of spiritual bonhomie which penetrated and subdued."
- Been succeeded by his son Francis His popular and designation of " our good Kaiser Franz " this monarch Metter- owed to a certain simplicity of address and bonhomie °ich' which pleased the Viennese, certainly not to his serious qualities as a ruler.
- He lacked, moreover, the tact and bonhomie of the Jagiellos; but in fairness it should be added that the Jagiellos were natives of the soil, that they had practically made the monarchy, and that they could always play Lithuania off against Poland.
- His name for bonhomie and liberality attached the floating soldier-class of Macedonians and Greeks to his service.