homey

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1hom·ey

adjective \ˈhō-mē\

: comfortable or familiar like home

hom·i·erhom·i·est

Full Definition of HOMEY

1
:  homelike <a homey atmosphere>; also :  evocative of home <a homey meal>
2
:  homely 3 <homey anecdotes>
hom·ey·ness or hom·i·ness noun

Variants of HOMEY

hom·ey also homy \ˈhō-mē\

First Known Use of HOMEY

1856

Rhymes with HOMEY

2homey

noun \ˈhō-mē\
plural homeys or homies

Definition of HOMEY

:  homeboy

Variants of HOMEY

homey or hom·ie \ˈhō-mē\

Examples of HOMEY

  1. <the fatal shooting of a fellow homey was just the wake-up call he needed to get out of the drug trade>

Origin of HOMEY

by shortening & alteration
First Known Use: 1944

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