bonhomous

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From bonhom(ie) +‎ -ous.

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bonhomous (comparative more bonhomous, superlative most bonhomous)

  1. Good-natured; friendly, genial, full of bonhomie.
    • 1977, Alistair Horne, A Savage War of Peace, New York Review Books 2006, p. 350:
      Ortiz, the burly, bonhomous bar-keeper with the hooked, prize-fighter nose […], epitomised the pied noir with his emotional vehemence.

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