Homey



[hoh-mee] /ˈhoʊ mi/

adjective, homier, homiest.
1.
comfortably informal and inviting; cozy; homelike:
a homey little inn.
[hoh-mee] /ˈhoʊ mi/
noun, plural homeys, homies. Slang.
1.
.
[hoh-mee] /ˈhoʊ mi/
noun, Slang.
1.
a or .
/ˈhəʊmɪ/
adjective homier, homiest
1.
a variant spelling (esp US) of homy
noun
2.
(NZ, informal) a British person
/ˈhəʊmɪ/
noun
1.
(slang, mainly US) short for homeboy or homegirl See homeboy
adj.

“home-like,” by 1898, from home + -y (2).
n.

also homey, by 1970s, slang, short for homeboy (q.v.). The identical word is recorded from the 1920s in New Zealand slang in the sense “recently arrived British immigrant.”

modifier

: and ”homie love,” the camaraderie among members of his gang

noun

homeboy

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