Definition of hometown
: the city or town where one was born or grew up; also : the place of one's principal residence
Examples of hometown in a sentence
She returned to her hometown to stay after college.
First Known Use of hometown
HOMETOWN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hometown for English Language Learners
: the city or town where you were born or grew up
HOMETOWN Defined for Kids
Definition of hometown for Students
: the city or town where a person was born or grew up
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up hometown? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).