down-home

adjective
\ ˈdau̇n-ˌhōm How to pronounce down-home (audio) \

Definition of down-home

: of, relating to, or having qualities (such as informality and simplicity) associated with rural or small-town people especially of the Southern U.S. down-home country cooking broadly : simple, unpretentious

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First Known Use of down-home

1901, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of down-home was in 1901

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“Down-home.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down-home. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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down-home

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English Language Learners Definition of down-home

US : simple and informal in a way that reminds people of life in a small town or in the country especially in the southern U.S.

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