Homey meaning

hōmē
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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Having a feeling of home; comfortable; cozy.
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Having qualities usually associated with home; comfortable, familiar, cozy, etc.
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Befitting a home; cozy, intimate.

Susan added some homey touches to her office.

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(African American Vernacular) Someone, particularly a male acquaintance, from one's hometown.
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(African American Vernacular) A close friend or fellow member of a youth gang.

Hey there, Francis, my homey!

"yo homeys!"

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(African American Vernacular) An inner-city youth.
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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.

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  • home + -y

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