homie

or hom·ey

[ hoh-mee ]
/ ˈhoʊ mi /

noun Slang.

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Origin of homie

First recorded in 1940–45; by shortening and alteration
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Example sentences from the Web for homie

  • Because I kinda look at him as my friend, or at least my homie.

    "My Man"|Touré|January 20, 2009|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for homie

homie
/ (ˈhəʊmɪ) /

noun

slang, mainly US short for homeboy or homegirlSee homeboy
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