homemade

[ hohm-meyd ]
/ ˈhoʊmˈmeɪd /
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adjective

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

First recorded in 1650–60; home + made
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British Dictionary definitions for home-made

home-made


adjective

(esp of cakes, jam, and other foods) made at home or on the premises, esp of high-quality ingredients
crudely fashioned
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Word Origin and History for home-made

homemade


adj.

also home-made, 1650s, from home (n.) + made.

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