adjective, hom·i·er, hom·i·est.
Definition for homey (2 of 3)
noun, plural hom·eys, hom·ies. Slang.
Definition for homey (3 of 3)
Origin of homie
Examples from the Web for homey
He has a boyfriend now, a job, and a tiny, yet homey, place in one of the nicest neighborhoods in the city.
And the costuming of the soft-focus heroine is feminine, maternal and homey.Ann Romney's Milk-and-Cookies Style Emphasizes Mitt's Softer Side|Robin Givhan|December 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
He stopped his droning speeches and adopted a feisty, homey style answering questions on the tours.
Restaurant This homey and homegrown spot on the East Coast has a table and a delicious meal with your name on it.
She recently opened her latest venture, the homey Chestnut Hill eatery Red Clay.
"What a homely, homey place," said Anne, noting everything with the eye of an artist.American Cookery|Various
It was homey in the sense that the houses in Zenith were homey.Find the Woman|Arthur Somers Roche
During those early years, he learned that the rich, racy, homey words are steeped and perfumed with beautiful associations.The Battle of Principles|Newell Dwight Hillis
Maggie was in a reminiscent mood, being wrought upon unwittingly by the sunny quiet and homey kitchen warmth.Flamsted quarries|Mary E. Waller
So the only place where truth could find that real, cozy, homey feeling was alone in a tub.Nothing But the Truth|Frederic S. Isham
British Dictionary definitions for homey (1 of 2)
adjective homier or homiest
British Dictionary definitions for homey (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for homey (1 of 2)
also homey, by 1970s, slang, short for homeboy (q.v.). The identical word is recorded from the 1920s in New Zealand slang in the sense "recently arrived British immigrant."