[hohm-shawr, ‐shohr]
verb (used with or without object), home·shored, home·shor·ing.
  1. to allow (employees) to work from home rather than in an office or factory: Absenteeism is reduced when workers are homeshored.

Origin of homeshore

modeled on offshoring Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for homeshoring


  1. the practice of paying one's employees to work from home rather than in an officeAlso called: homesourcing

Word Origin for homeshoring

C21: from home + (off) shoring
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