Origin of bona fide
Examples from the Web for bonafide
Super Bowl Halftime Shows are no longer kitschy theme park spectacles, but bonafide entertainment events.
He was a bonafide stud, and gained the affections of an entire generation of Millennials.Actor Paul Walker, Star of ‘The Fast and the Furious’ Films, Dies In Car Crash|Marlow Stern|December 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Judging from the list, it seems like German chancellor Angela Merkel is a bonafide Adidas addict.
Seth Rogen, a soft-bellied, bong-loving schlub in Knocked Up, is now a bonafide superhero in the forthcoming The Green Hornet.
It was evidently a voodoo ceremony they were enacting, and I knew it could not be complete—if bonafide—without the snake.The Voodoo Gold Trail|Walter Walden
It is really too bad that they don't exist as objective, bonafide compilations of the elder and darker Lore!The Fantasy Fan November 1933|Charles D. Hornig
British Dictionary definitions for bonafide
adjective (ˈbəʊnə ˈfaɪdɪ)
noun (ˈbɔːnə fɑɪd)
Word Origin for bona fide
Culture definitions for bonafide
Genuine: “The offer was a bona fide business opportunity: they really meant to carry it through.” From Latin, meaning “in good faith.”