homie

homie

[hoh-mee]
noun Slang.
Also, homey.


Origin:
1940–45; by shortening and alteration

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homie (ˈhəʊmɪ)
 
n
slang chiefly (US) See homeboy short for homeboy or homegirl

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homes definition


and homey; homie
  1. n.
    a buddy; a pal. (Originally between blacks. Also a term of address. See also holmes.) : Me and my homie want to go with you.
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homie
homeboy
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