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homey1

[hoh-mee] /ˈhoʊ mi/
adjective, homier, homiest.
1.
comfortably informal and inviting; cozy; homelike:
a homey little inn.
Also, homy.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; home + -y1
Related forms
homeyness, hominess, noun
Can be confused
homely, homey.
Synonym Study
See homely.

homey2

[hoh-mee] /ˈhoʊ mi/
noun, plural homeys, homies. Slang.
1.
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Examples for homey
  • All accommodations are rustic woods cabins that offer comfortable furniture, homey touches and lots of space.
  • There's a swimming pool out back, and the interior is comfortable and homey.
  • Also thrilling is a selection of homey relics-perfume bottles, drinking bowls, a dog collar-that prompt shivers of recognition.
  • When his job got in the way, he quit, feeding his three kids by producing and selling homey oil paintings in shopping malls.
  • Many of the employees are family members, which makes the place homey, though it's also a bit stifling.
  • After a homey meal with the chair's family, there was some chitchat and then the candidate was offered the option to turn in.
  • Family photographs and stacks of mail-order catalogs provide a homey touch.
  • Don't be surprised if one of the homey floats steers off course.
  • As for dining possibilities, they run the gamut from homey to chic.
  • The city features a number of museums and historical attractions, as well as homey and friendly restaurants.
British Dictionary definitions for homey

homey

/ˈhəʊmɪ/
adjective homier, homiest
1.
a variant spelling (esp US) of homy
noun
2.
(NZ, informal) a British person
Derived Forms
homeyness, noun

homy

/ˈhəʊmɪ/
adjective homier, homiest
1.
like a home, esp in comfort or informality; cosy
Derived Forms
hominess, especially (US) homeyness, noun
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