Homey Definition

hōmē
homeys, homier, homiest
adjective
homier, homiest
Having qualities usually associated with home; comfortable, familiar, cozy, etc.
Webster's New World
The definition of homey is something that is familiar and pleasing.
The kitchen smelling of fresh-baked cookies is an example of homey.
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Synonyms:
noun
Webster's New World
(African American Vernacular) Someone, particularly a male acquaintance, from one's hometown.
Wiktionary
(African American Vernacular) A close friend or fellow member of a youth gang.
Hey there, Francis, my homey!
"yo homeys!"
Wiktionary

(African American Vernacular) An inner-city youth.

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Other Word Forms of Homey

Noun

Singular:
homey
Plural:
homeys

Adjective

Base Form:
homey
Comparative:
homier
Superlative:
homiest

Origin of Homey

  • Earliest known reference is in the 1946 tune by Ella Mae Morse and Freddie Slack, "The House of Blue Lights," when Morse improvises a spoken-word intro. Possible shortened form of homeboy.

    From Wiktionary

  • home + -y

    From Wiktionary

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