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homey

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[ hoh-mee ]
/ ˈhoʊ mi /
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adjective, hom·i·er, hom·i·est.
comfortably informal and inviting; cozy; homelike: a homey little inn.
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Origin of homey

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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

Other definitions for homey (2 of 2)

homey2
[ hoh-mee ]
/ ˈhoʊ mi /

noun, plural hom·eys, hom·ies.Slang.
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British Dictionary definitions for homey

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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