Definition of homemade
1 : made in the home, on the premises, or by one's own efforts
2 : of domestic manufacture
Recent Examples of homemade from the Web
Find out more at CNN A black deliveryman in Bronx, New York has reportedly been unable to return to work after a Manhattan butcher handed him a homemade noose on April 5.
Lolita worked miracles with donated food, and often served up pancakes, stuffed chile rellenos, and homemade chicken soup.
Desserts include Swiss chocolate mousse cake with homemade raspberry sauce, carrot cake, key lime pie, turtle and plain cheesecakes and banana and coconut cream pies.
In addition to fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade sauces, plants and baked goods, hot lunch also was available.
For example, Robinson said, the organization paid for part of Smith's old student loans and bought a laptop for Hickman, who wanted to start selling homemade children's clothes.
Instead, marchers carry homemade picket signs and shout chants.
The Randsburg General Store, right across the street, is famed for its homemade ice cream, milkshakes, malts and sundaes.
One of them is the strascinati, homemade sausage, broccoli and Montasio cheese.
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First Known Use of homemade
HOMEMADE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of homemade for English Language Learners
: made in the home and not in a factory, store, etc.
HOMEMADE Defined for Kids
Definition of homemade for Students
: made in the home homemade bread
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