Definition of bonhomie:
- cheerfulness (part of speech: noun)
Naive as a child, anxious for sympathy, frankly delighted with his own masterpieces, yet modest in a fashion peculiar to himself, Balzac gave a dominant impression of kindliness and bonhomie, which overshadowed even the idea of intellect.- "Honore de Balzac, His Life and Writings", Mary F. Sandars.
- "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
- "Paul Verlaine", Stefan Zweig.