homestyle

adjective
home·​style | \ ˈhōm-ˌstī(-ə)l How to pronounce homestyle (audio) \
variants: or home-style

Definition of homestyle

: having qualities (such as simplicity, familiarity, and unpretentiousness) associated with or evocative of home and especially home-cooked food homestyle food/cooking A comfy diner where locals old and new gather for big breakfasts and homestyle lunches.— Thomas Matthews … [Paul] Bocuse approves of the renewed favor of homestyle traditional cooking: "We have perhaps become too inventive," he says of professional chefs …— Janine King … restaurants generally sold inexpensive, southern home-style cooking: Beef stew, dumplings, vegetables, macaroni and cheese, …— Donna R. Gabaccia

First Known Use of homestyle

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Homestyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homestyle. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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