home·​made ˈhō(m)-ˈmād How to pronounce homemade (audio)
: made in the home, on the premises, or by one's own efforts
: of domestic manufacture

Examples of homemade in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1547, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of homemade was in 1547

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“Homemade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homemade. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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home·​made ˈhōm-ˈ(m)ād How to pronounce homemade (audio)
: made in the home
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