homey


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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.
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).
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.
People who can't accept Goble's world should stay away from his work, because they just might find these images lovely, homey, and a bit nifty.
Durable construction and a wide footprint provide ample stability with a formal yet homey look.
Homey joined American Cyanamid in 1990 as the executive director of cardiovascular and central nervous system research, and was promoted to vice president of pharmaceutical discovery in February 1994.
Everybody remembers eating spaghetti and meatballs when they were kids, and they're still always looking for homey food.