- The definition of down-home is having comforting qualities like a country home.
A meal of fried chicken and grits is an example of a meal that is down-home.
down-home definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- of, from, or associated with a rural, esp. Southern, area
- having characteristics associated with rural people; simple, warm, direct, etc.
down-home definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of, relating to, or reminiscent of a simple, wholesome, unpretentious lifestyle, especially that associated with the rural southern United States.