Origin of bonhomie
Related formsbon·ho·mous [bon-uh-muh s] /ˈbɒn ə məs/, adjective
Examples from the Web for bonhomie
A national security conference in Canada brings out the bonhomie among U.S. senators.
At the Globes, the night is all bonhomie, backslapping and table-hopping.The Gaudy, Gauche and Sometimes Corrupt Greatness of the Golden Globes|Richard Rushfield|January 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was a happening, a celebration of “La Julia,” as the Italians called her, who dished up advice along with bonhomie and cheer.
And yet she was so good-natured, so full of fun and bonhomie!A Modern Tomboy|L. T. Meade
They talked of other matters, but Nigel had lost all his bonhomie, and seemed unable to recover it.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
It was certainly a very delicate matter, but the Count's politeness and bonhomie encouraged him to proceed.Monte-Cristo's Daughter|Edmund Flagg
He did not disdain to attend to my affair himself; he even showed an emphatic, if not ponderous, bonhomie.On the Stairs|Henry B. Fuller
Well, thought I, if social badinage and bonhomie were as pleasant and easy as this, why hadn't my mother——?Memoirs of a Midget|Walter de la Mare