at-home

adjective \ ət-ˈhōm , ˈat-ˌhōm \
Updated on: 20 May 2018

Definition of at-home

1 : intended or suitable for one's home
  • an at-home dress
2 : being or occurring at one's home
  • at-home entertainment
3 : not employed outside the home : stay-at-home
  • an at-home mom

First Known Use of at-home

1903

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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at home

noun

Definition of at home

: a reception given at one's home

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First Known Use of at home

1745

in the meaning defined above

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AT-HOME Defined for English Language Learners

at-home

Definition of at-home for English Language Learners

  • : made to be used in the home

  • : happening at someone's home

  • : not employed outside the home


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