homey


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.

hom·ey 1

also hom·y  (hō′mē)
adj. hom·i·er, hom·i·est Informal
Having a feeling of home; comfortable; cozy.

hom′ey·ness n.

hom·ey 2

 (hō′mē)
n. Slang
Variant of homie.

homey

(ˈhəʊmɪ)
adj, homier or homiest
a variant spelling (esp US) of homy
n
informal NZ a British person
ˈhomeyness n

hom•ey1

or hom•y

(ˈhoʊ mi)

adj. hom•i•er, hom•i•est.
comfortably informal; cozy: a homey inn.
[1850–55; home + -y1]
hom′ey•ness, hom′i•ness, n.

hom•ey2

(ˈhoʊ mi)
n., pl. -eys.
Slang. homeboy.
[by shortening]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.homey - having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable; "the homely everyday atmosphere"; "a homey little inn"
comfortable, comfy - providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal); "comfortable clothes"; "comfortable suburban houses"; "made himself comfortable in an armchair"; "the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable"; "are you comfortable?"; "feeling comfy now?"

homey

adjective (Chiefly U.S.) homely, comfortable, welcoming, domestic, friendly, familiar, cosy, comfy (informal), homespun, downhome (slang, chiefly U.S.), homelike a large, homey dining-room
Translations

homey

[ˈhəʊmɪ] ADJ (homier (compar) (homiest (superl))) (US) → íntimo, cómodo

homey

[ˈhəʊmi] (mainly US) adj (= cosy) [room, atmosphere, place] → simple et accueillant(e)

homey

adj (+er) (US inf) → gemütlich; atmosphere alsoheimelig, behaglich
References in classic literature ?
It was so homey and refreshing that I sat down on the floor and read and looked and ate and laughed and cried, in my usual absurd way.
In the twilight he had a good lounge on the sofa, and Polly sung to him, which arrangement he particularly enjoyed, it was so "cosy and homey.
When children mark their chores as done in the Homey app, their weekly allowance and chore commissions are deposited into their wallet.
Lieutenant Homey refused LTC Bird's order and, despite entreaties from Bird, 2LT Homey persisted in declining to obey him.
The new restaurant in Burbank, situated across the street from City Hall, is far from homey.
For example, in describing one of Malik's first encounters with some Harlem homeys, Jackson writes, "As I stood there it was like Malik had left his friends on the stoop and was standing in front of me, forty in hand, then spitting in my face, `Black boy blending.
The unique capabilities of electronics for enhancing text should not be overlooked (Anderson-Inman and Homey, 1998).
A deliciously homey Bowls section includes a soup of the day, Fish in Crazy Water and Classic Steamers.
BIG SUGAR BAKESHOP: A charming neighborhood store, Big Sugar Bakeshop, featuring delicious baked goods with a homey touch and an assortment of attractive gifts (we spotted a cute bright purple apron with cupcake designs on it) and unusual cards just opened at 12182 Ventura Blvd.
Chateau Lake Louise is at once gargantuan and homey, almost a city unto itself--which it has to be, since your chattiest neighbors in this outpost are moose.
Imagine yourself on a wide front porch filled with rocking chairs or in a cozy room by a fire as your grandmother regales you with homey tales of her childhood in a small Alabama town.
Everybody remembers eating spaghetti and meatballs when they were kids, and they're still always looking for homey food.