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.
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.