Usage examples for bonhomie

  1. There is a gaiety, a bonhomie in the atmosphere of the New York streets. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  2. The captain of the little vessel was a round- faced, boyish- looking man, of an English rather than a Spanish type, with clear gray honest eyes and a winning expression of friendliness and rustic bonhomie like that of an amiable, intelligent young peasant. – Campaigning in Cuba by George Kennan
  3. On Rudyard's lips was a faint smile, but it lacked the old bonhomie which was part of his natural equipment; and there were still sharp, haggard traces of the agitation which had accompanied the expulsion of Krool. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker