- The definition of haimish is a Yiddish word that means friendly or homey.
An example of Haimish is a comfortable hotel room that you feel at ease in.
haimish definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Yiddish ; from German heimisch, homelike: see home and amp; -ish
haimish definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also heim·ishadjective Slang
Origin: Yiddish heymish, from Middle High German heimisch, from Old High German heimisc, from heim, home; see tkei- in Indo-European roots.