adjective (homier, homiest)chiefly North American
- 1(Of a place or surroundings) pleasantly comfortable and cozy.More example sentences
- Dr. Rogers has decided that it would be better for her to be in a comfortable, homey environment.
- But it was a very homey place, a very comfortable place.
- If, on the other hand, your store is a homey place where people tend to linger and chat, you'll want to hire someone who fits into this atmosphere.
- 1.1Unsophisticated; unpretentious: an idealized vision of traditional peasant life as simple and homeyMore example sentences
- Gone is the original homey Winnipeg setting, now upscaled to downtown Toronto.
- The desserts were homey and filling - the baked banana with chocolate sauce is the ultimate for those people who love that combination.
- He is a difficult person to read: one is never certain whether his deadpan style and homey phrases reveal a fool or a powerful conviction politician.
noun (plural homeys)US • informal Back to top
- variant spelling of homie.
homeyness (also hominess)
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- A wooden fence around the ambassadorial residence gives it privacy and a suburban hominess.
- Here, you will find a refreshingly straightforward presentation of cuisine from a far-away culture that has all the homeyness of comfort food with a hint of the adventurously exotic.
- ‘We want people to remember the hominess and coziness, the family feeling of good cheer,’ Aimee says.