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Definition of "homey" []

  • Informal Having a feeling of home; comfortable; cozy. (adjective)
  • Slang A homeboy or homegirl. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "homey" in a sentence
  • "I made this cake about three weeks ago for no particular reason other than I wanted to make a plain 'homey' cake but don't let the simplicity of the name deceive you."
  • "She would approve that I served it in homey little ramekins dolloped with whipped cream but nary a raspberry or mint leaf in sight."
  • "It's certainly a beautiful new home with that lived in homey feel!"