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bonhomous Syllabification: bon·ho·mous
Pronunciation: /ˈbänəməs/

Definition of bonhomous in English:


Full of cheerful friendliness: her relaxed, bonhomous nature
More example sentences
  • Expect lots of bonhomous backslapping over the next two days.
  • I remember a few years ago he took me to what was then his favourite restaurant, Assaggi, and he was in his happiest, most bonhomous mood!
  • We're having our Christmas early, as is traditional, and despite the absurdity of silly costumes and sprigs of holly and tinsel on a sweltering June evening, the general mood is jolly and bonhomous and altogether Yule-like.


Early 20th century: from bonhomie + -ous.

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