Heimish



[hey-mish] /ˈheɪ mɪʃ/

adjective
1.
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[hey-mish] /ˈheɪ mɪʃ/
adjective, Slang.
1.
homey; cozy and unpretentious.

adjective

Friendly and informal; unpretentious; cozy: No one in his right mind would ever call Generals de Gaulle or MacArthur haimish

[1960s+; fr Yiddish, with root of haim, ”home”]

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