- made or prepared at home, locally, or by the maker's own efforts: The restaurant's pastry is homemade. Breakfast at the farmhouse always meant homemade preserves.
- made in one's own country; domestic: I prefer a homemade car to one of those foreign models.
- made, contrived, or assembled by oneself; not professionally made or done; amateurish: the plain look of homemade furniture.
Origin of homemade
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Examples from the Web for homemade
And that solution came from a homemade brew Branch and her sister created together.Goodbye To A Natural Hair Guru: Miss Jessie's Cofounder Titi Branch Dead At 45
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The CID speculated that the woman was confirming who lived there before planting a homemade nail bomb.Abu Dhabi Treats U.S. Teacher’s Murder as Terrorist Attack
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A waiter brings out some fresh pretzels and homemade pork and wine sausages.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama
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He set off from the coast of Senegal in a 24ft homemade rowboat.Victor Mooney’s Epic Adventure for His Dead Brother
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Just under a third of all homemade sex tape submissions were created in the “Bible Belt.”Christian Right-Wingers Love Porn: New Studies Suggest the Bible Belt Has A Kinky Side
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So, too, were the hot biscuits and the tea and homemade preserves and cake.Cap'n Warren's Wards
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"I look the way I used to in my homemade, one-piece dresses," she breathed.'Smiles'
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Commercial lime-sulphur may also be used in place of this homemade wash.Agriculture for Beginners
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The men have been out with homemade snowplows breaking a trail.The Moving Picture Girls Snowbound
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They crossed on sleds to Baffin Island and in homemade boats to Greenland.Greener Than You Think
Word Origin and History for homemade
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