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bonjour

[bawn-zhoor]
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interjection French.
  1. good day; good morning; hello.
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Related Words for bonjour

welcome, howdy, hi, bonjour, hey, shalom

Examples from the Web for bonjour

Contemporary Examples of bonjour

Historical Examples of bonjour

  • If you wish them 'Bonjour' they would invariably respond and also salute.

    Q.6.a and Other places

    Francis Buckley

  • "Bonjour, Mademoiselle," we replied; and looked round for the shop-keeper.

  • "Bonjour, Monsieur," she said in her fluent anglicized French.

    The Red City

    S. Weir Mitchell

  • Then, returning to the path, shakes hands with her, says “Bonjour!”

    Gwen Wynn

    Mayne Reid

  • When he was in a thoroughly good humor, he would often say, "Bonjour, madame!"

    Tales of Two Countries

    Alexander Kielland


Word Origin and History for bonjour

French, literally "good day," from bon "good," from Latin bonus (see bene-) + jour (see journey (n.)).

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