Origin of hamishYiddish
The definition of hamish, also known as haimish, is Yiddish slang for cozy and homey.
An example of hamish is a quaint little house that is set in the countryside.
var. of haimish
- A male given name of mostly Scottish usage.
Anglicized spelling of Sheumais, vocative case of the Gaelic cognate of James.
- The Hamish lightweight Harris Tweed jacket, a new piece designed to appeal to younger men.