homey

1

or hom·y

[ hoh-mee ]
/ ˈhoʊ mi /

adjective, hom·i·er, hom·i·est.

comfortably informal and inviting; cozy; homelike: a homey little inn.

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Origin of homey

1
First recorded in 1850–55; home + -y1

synonym study for homey

See homely.

OTHER WORDS FROM homey

hom·ey·ness, hom·i·ness, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH homey

homely homey
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Example sentences from the Web for homeyness

  • Her smiling brown face gave him at once a sense of homeyness.

    Contrary Mary|Temple Bailey
  • Whether the pie or the doughnuts or the homeyness of the place first attracted him no one knows.

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army|Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill

British Dictionary definitions for homeyness

homey
/ (ˈhəʊmɪ) /

adjective homier or homiest

a variant spelling (esp US) of homy

noun

NZ informal a British person

Derived forms of homey

homeyness, noun
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