like or suggestive of home; familiar; warmly comfortable.

Origin of homelike

First recorded in 1810–20; home + -like
Related formshome·like·ness, noun

Synonym study

See homely.
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Examples from the Web for homelike

Historical Examples of homelike

  • We wanted to make it kind o' pleasant for ye, Sis; an'—an' homelike.

  • The room looked just as it used to look, just as neat, just as homelike, just as well kept.

    The Portygee

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • It is a nice, homelike place, and it will be very jolly, all being together.

  • It is peaceful, it is grand, too, from its very extent; but it is not homelike.

    Arthur O'Leary

    Charles James Lever

  • They had been her heritage and were natural and homelike to her.

    Janet of the Dunes

    Harriet T. Comstock