adjective, hom·i·er, hom·i·est.
Origin of homey1
noun, plural hom·eys, hom·ies. Slang.
Origin of homie
Related Words for homeycozy, intimate, folksy, relaxed, comfy, pleasant, delightful, snug, restful, adequate, cheerful, complacent, contented, easy, familiar, friendly, plain, rested, simple, soft
Examples from the Web for homey
Contemporary Examples of homey
He has a boyfriend now, a job, and a tiny, yet homey, place in one of the nicest neighborhoods in the city.Gay Palestinians In Israel: The 'Invisible Men'
August 13, 2014
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
December 20, 2011
He stopped his droning speeches and adopted a feisty, homey style answering questions on the tours.Obama’s Truman Moment
September 9, 2011
Restaurant This homey and homegrown spot on the East Coast has a table and a delicious meal with your name on it.Fresh Picks
August 31, 2011
With Axelrod and Emanuel back in Chicago, Obama opted to keep that homey feel inside the White House.Bill Daley's Real Agenda: Obama's Reelection
January 7, 2011
Historical Examples of homey
No, but like having everything so homey and—and—so genuine at our wedding?The Lovely Lady
"What a homely, homey place," said Anne, noting everything with the eye of an artist.American Cookery
The room, evidently the best in the house, was homey and comfortable.Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter Hall
Jean K. Baird
The farmhouses all put forth a comfortable, settled, homey look.A Son of the Middle Border
It was homey in the sense that the houses in Zenith were homey.Find the Woman
Arthur Somers Roche
adjective homier or homiest
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."