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homey definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable; "the homely everyday atmosphere"; "a homey little inn" [syn: homelike, homely, homey, homy]

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective also homy (homier; -est) Date: 1856 1. homelike <a restaurant with a homey atmosphere>; also evocative of home <a homey meal> 2. homely 3 <homey anecdotes> homeyness or hominess noun II. noun or homie (plural homeys or homies) Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1944 homeboy

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (also homy) (homier, homiest) suggesting home; cosy. Derivatives: homeyness n. (also hominess).

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you describe a room or house as homey, you like it because you feel comfortable and relaxed there. (mainly AM INFORMAL; in BRIT, usually use homely) ...a large, homey dining room. = cosy ADJ [approval]

Moby Thesaurus

Bohemian, affable, casual, cheerful, comfortable, comfy, commodious, contented, convenient, cordial, cozy, cushioned, cushiony, cushy, degage, easeful, easy, easygoing, familiar, folksy, free and easy, friendly, gracious, haymish, homelike, homely, homish, informal, intimate, irregular, lived-in, loose, luxurious, natural, offhand, offhanded, peaceful, plain, relaxed, relaxing, reposeful, restful, roomy, simple, snug, sociable, soft, unaffected, unassuming, unceremonious, unconstrained, unconventional, unofficial, unpretending, unstudied, warm



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