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Example sentences from the Web for bona fide
Imagine his surprise when the person on the other end of his Zoom date was a bona fide introvert, 23-year-old technical government contractor Amanda Davis.Date Lab: Opposites didn’t attract — but they didn’t repel, either|Rich Juzwiak|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
This was a bona fide country music legend whose fans hail largely from the reddest of Red States on the map.
Grand Lake, the town on the western side of the park, has a bona fide nordic center with 22 miles of groomed trails.
It augurs the arrival, in the midst of a fraught time for theater and other performing arts, of a bona fide new musical.
The 6-foot-6 shooting guard wasn’t even a lottery pick, much less a bona fide star, out of Michigan in 2016.
Another sent back a flat-screen television with a bona fide tombstone within.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Facebook co-founder and his politically ambitious husband embodied all the attributes of a bona fide “gay power couple.”The Rise and Fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple|James Kirchick|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A conservative coloring book publisher is out with a new title imagining the tea party heartthrob as a bona fide superhero.Ted Cruz saves America in This Right-Wing Coloring Book|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Stephen Hawking is not only a bona fide genius, but also one of the most resilient men on the planet.The Other Side of Stephen Hawking: Strippers, Aliens, and Disturbing Abuse Claims|Marlow Stern|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By the time the CFDA awards rolled round in early 1994, Moss was a bona fide star.Sex, Drugs, and Kate Moss: Secrets of a Wild Supermodel|Tom Sykes|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nor can other creditors through filing objections to a claim prevent a bona fide claimant from voting.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
The fact that you are here tells me that the wireless you got on the ship was not only bona fide but important.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
Such relief was to be granted with due consideration and the bona fide intention of recovering.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb
It was an instantaneous apparition of absolute bodily substance, which carried its own warrant of complete bona fides.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
If we leave Philippeville in the evening, we find ourselves next morning in the handsome roadstead of Bona.
British Dictionary definitions for bona fide
adjective (ˈbəʊnə ˈfaɪdɪ)
noun (ˈbɔːnə fɑɪd)
Word Origin for bona fide
Cultural definitions for bona fide
Genuine: “The offer was a bona fide business opportunity: they really meant to carry it through.” From Latin, meaning “in good faith.”