made or prepared at home, locally, or by the maker's own efforts: The restaurant's pastry is homemade. Breakfast at the farmhouse always meant homemade preserves.
made in one's own country; domestic: I prefer a homemade car to one of those foreign models.
made, contrived, or assembled by oneself; not professionally made or done; amateurish: the plain look of homemade furniture.

1650–60; home + made

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The populace lines up on the main thoroughfare to watch hours of marching
  bands, homemade floats and home-crowned royalty.
He ate homemade lunches, lived in a modest home, never seeking personal fortune.
When it comes to homemade bread, people can get intimidated.
Perhaps professors can help make those homemade videos better.
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