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Sunday, April 28, 2002

Definitions for bonhomie

  1. A good nature; pleasant and easy manner.

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Citations for bonhomie
That bonhomie which won the hearts of all who knew him. Washington Irving, Oliver Goldsmith
And what of the salesman's fabled bonhomie, the Willy Lomanesque emphasis on the importance of being liked? , Fortune
Origin of bonhomie
1795-1805
Bonhomie comes from French, from bonhomme, "good-natured man," from bon, "good" (from Latin bonus) + homme, "man" (from Latin homo).