homegrown

adjective home·grown \ ˈhōm-ˈgrōn \
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018

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

  1. The family sells their homegrown vegetables at the local market.

  2. The music festival will feature some homegrown talent this year.

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First Known Use of homegrown

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in the meaning defined at sense 1

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HOMEGROWN Defined for English Language Learners

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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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