made, done, presented, etc., in good faith; without deception or fraud:
a bona fide statement of intent to sell.
a bona fide sample of Lincoln’s handwriting.
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adjective (ˈbəʊnə ˈfaɪdɪ)
real or genuine: a bona fide manuscript
undertaken in good faith: a bona fide agreement
noun (ˈbɔːnə fɑɪd)
(Irish, informal) a public house licensed to remain open after normal hours to serve bona fide travellers
bona fide [(boh-nuh feyed, boh-nuh feye-dee, bon-uh feyed)]
an island in the E Netherlands Antilles, in the S West Indies. 95 sq. mi. (245 sq. km). Contemporary Examples Vittorio Missoni’s Bag Found in Caribbean; Charlie Sheen Paid for Lindsay Lohan’s Wardrobe Disaster The Fashion Beast Team February 12, 2013 noun an island in the S Caribbean, in the E Netherlands Antilles: one of […]
ancient Mayan site in Chiapas, S Mexico: discovered in 1946.
a rich mass of ore, as found in mining. a source of great and sudden wealth or luck; a spectacular windfall: The play proved to be a bonanza for its lucky backers. Contemporary Examples ‘Pentagon’s Worst Nightmare’ Tara McKelvey August 2, 2011 Santorum Rips Obama ‘Weakness,’ Makes Political Hay of Quran Burning P.J. Crowley February […]
a stream in W Yukon Territory, Canada, flowing NW to the Klondike River near Dawson: gold strike 1896. 20 miles (32 km) long.