Definition of homegrown
1 : grown or produced at home or in a particular local area homegrown vegetables homegrown films
2 : native to or characteristic of a particular area the festival will feature homegrown artists
Examples of homegrown in a Sentence
The family sells their homegrown vegetables at the local market.
The music festival will feature some homegrown talent this year.
Recent Examples of homegrown from the Web
The perpetrators of these terrorist attacks in the West are largely second-generation homegrown terrorists, not recent immigrants or refugees.
Incentives have been added to encourage more of a homegrown industry and to encourage productions to film outside the New Orleans area.
Before the hate crime targeting LeBron James occurred, two Portland men sacrificed their lives coming to the defense of two women being subjected to ethnic slurs from a homegrown domestic terrorist.
And now, apparently, so have Iran’s ambitions for homegrown human spaceflight.
The development of Butler, 26, is essential since the Cubs have waited patiently to draft and fully develop a homegrown starter since President Theo Epstein took over before the 2012 season.
Ford, a homegrown defender who attended a nearby high school and played for the University of Denver, was playing in just his fifth game.
Developing homegrown hitmakers has paid off for WMG, with acts like Brazil's Anitta, Italy's Benji & Fede and China's Li Ronghao.
This 59-year-old man who keeps misplacing his reading glasses and whose wife has taken to feeding him homegrown wheatgrass juice will take a 60-second ride at the front of a jet capable of delivering 48,000 horsepower –
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HOMEGROWN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of homegrown for English Language Learners
: grown or made at home or in your local area
: raised in or coming from your local area
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