Cheerful friendliness; geniality: he exuded good humour and bonhomie
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- ‘We'll send someone out on Monday ’, she said in her cheerful bonhomie.
- In a rare show of bonhomie and good humour, he talked about life as a writer and indicated that this might be his last book.
- We were also too good at maintaining the usual façade of cheerful bonhomie, on the occasions where we did see them.
geniality, congeniality, conviviality, cordiality, affability, amiability, sociability, friendliness, warmth, warm-heartedness, good nature, good humour, joviality, cheerfulness, good cheer, cheeriness, jollity, happiness
Late 18th century: from French, from bonhomme 'good fellow'.
Words that rhyme with bonhomieagronomy, astronomy, autonomy, Deuteronomy, economy, gastronomy, heteronomy, metonymy, physiognomy, taxonomy
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