#WOTD: Bonhomie

Have you ever heard of the word ‘bonhomie?’

‘Bonhomie’ means a pleasant and affable disposition, geniality, good-natured easy friendliness. Bonhomie is a noun. The adjective for it is ‘bonhomous’. The word is derived from French, from bonhomme meaning ‘good-humored fellow‘ or ‘good natured-man.

Example:

  • He exuded good humor and bonhomie.
  • It’s nice to see the bonhomie of strangers singing together around a campfire.

There are some synonyms of ‘bonhomie,’ such as:

  • warm
  • friendliness
  • good humor
  • closeness

 

Compiled and written by @waitatiri at @EnglishTips4U on Monday, January 5, 2016

 

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