down–home

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adjective \ˈdau̇n-ˌhōm\

Definition of down–home

  1. :  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

First Known Use of down–home

1938


DOWN–HOME Defined for English Language Learners

down-home

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Definition of down–home for English Language Learners

  • : 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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