Origin of haimishYiddish from German heimisch, homelike, domestic: see home and -ish
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.
Warm and comfortable; homey; folksy: “It is very gentle and sweet up here. It's … sort of haimish” ( Janet Malcolm )
Origin of haimishYiddish heymish from Middle High German heimisch from Old High German heimisc from heim home ; see tkei- in Indo-European roots.
Yiddish היימיש (heimish) (compare German heimisch)