Definition of homie in English:

homie

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Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊmi
 
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(also homey)

noun (plural homies)

informal , chiefly US
  • An acquaintance from one’s town or neighbourhood, or a member of one’s peer group or gang.
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    • When I walk down the street it's a must that I watch my back and look out for my homies and friends.
    • I miss all of the homies that are gone, but my main concern is for those that are still living.
    • It is just as dangerous for my personal safety to have the local homies unemployed and bouncing in and out of the court system as it is to have some kid in a madrassa planning to bring America to it's knees.

Origin

1920s: from home + -ie; compare with homeboy.

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