or prepared at , locally, or by the maker’s own efforts:
The restaurant’s pastry is homemade. Breakfast at the farmhouse always meant homemade preserves.
in one’s own country; domestic:
I prefer a homemade car to one of those foreign models.
, contrived, or assembled by oneself; not professionally or done; amateurish:
the plain look of homemade furniture.
also home-made, 1650s, from home (n.) + made.
[hohm-mey-ker] /ˈhoʊmˌmeɪ kər/ noun 1. a person who manages the household of his or her own family, especially as a principal occupation. 2. a person employed to manage a household and do household chores for others, as for the sick or elderly. /ˈhəʊmˌmeɪkə/ noun 1. (mainly US & Canadian) a person, esp a housewife, who […]
[hohm-mey-king] /ˈhoʊmˌmeɪ kɪŋ/ noun 1. the establishment or management of a ; duties of a . adjective 2. of or relating to the management of a : homemaking tasks.
noun 1. a religious mission operating within the country or territories of the supporting church.
1. a combining form meaning “similar,” used in the formation of compound words: homeostatic. combining form 1. like or similar: homeomorphism word-forming element meaning “similar to,” Latinized from Greek homio-, from homoios “like, resembling, of the same kind,” related to or an expanded form of homos “one and the same,” from PIE *sem- “one, as […]