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homey

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adjective hom·ey \ˈhō-mē\
variants: or less commonly

Definition of homey

homier

;

homiest

  1. 1 :  homelike a homey atmosphere; also :  evocative of home a homey meal

  2. 2 :  homely 3 homey anecdotes

homeyness

or

hominess

noun

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First Known Use of homey

1856


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homey

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noun hom·ey \ˈhō-mē\
variants: or

homie

Definition of homey

plural

homeys

or

homies

  1. :  homeboy

Examples of homey in a Sentence

  1. the fatal shooting of a fellow homey was just the wake-up call he needed to get out of the drug trade

Origin and Etymology of homey

by shortening & alteration


HOMEY Defined for English Language Learners

homey

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adjective

Definition of homey for English Language Learners

  • : comfortable or familiar like home


HOMEY Defined for Kids

homey

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adjective hom·ey \ˈhō-mē\

Definition of homey for Students

homier

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homiest



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