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1homespun

adjective home·spun \-ˌspən\

: plain and simple

Full Definition of HOMESPUN

1
a :  spun or made at home
b :  made of homespun
2
:  simple, homely <homespun philosophy>
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Examples of HOMESPUN

  1. People enjoy his folksy, homespun manner.
  2. <dispenses his homespun philosophy of life in a weekly newspaper column>

First Known Use of HOMESPUN

1591

Other Household Terms

cruet, curiosity, duvet, fiasco, sham, taper, valance, whatnot

2homespun

noun

Definition of HOMESPUN

:  a loosely woven usually woolen or linen fabric originally made from homespun yarn

First Known Use of HOMESPUN

1607

Other Household Terms

cruet, curiosity, duvet, fiasco, sham, taper, valance, whatnot
HOMESPUN Defined for Kids

homespun

adjective home·spun \ˈhōm-ˌspən\

Definition of HOMESPUN for Kids

1
:  made at home
2
:  made of a loosely woven fabric originally made from yarn spun at home
3
:  not fancy :  simple <homespun humor>

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