schoolwork assigned to be done outside the classroom (distinguished from classwork).
paid done at , as piecework.
thorough preparatory study of a subject:
to do one’s homework for the next committee meeting.
school work done out of lessons, esp at home
any preparatory study
work done at home for pay
1680s, “work done at home,” as opposed to work done in the shop or factory, from home (n.) + work (n.). In sense of “lessons studied at home,” it is attested from 1889.
do one’s homework
see: do one’s homework
[hohm-wur-ker, -wur-] /ˈhoʊmˈwɜr kər, -ˌwɜr-/ noun 1. a person who works at for pay, especially a pieceworker. 2. . /ˈhəʊmˌwɜːkə/ noun 1. a person who does paid work at home, rather than in an office
[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 […]
[hoh-mee] /ˈhoʊ mi/ adjective, homier, homiest. 1. comfortably informal and inviting; cozy; homelike: a homey little inn. /ˈhəʊmɪ/ adjective homier, homiest 1. a variant spelling (esp US) of homy noun 2. (NZ, informal) a British person adj. “home-like,” by 1898, from home + -y (2).
noun a fear of fog Word Origin Greek ‘mist, dimness’
[hom-uh-sahyd-l, hoh-muh-] /ˌhɒm əˈsaɪd l, ˌhoʊ mə-/ adjective 1. of or relating to . 2. having a tendency to commit . /ˌhɒmɪˈsaɪdəl/ adjective 1. of, involving, or characterized by homicide 2. likely to commit homicide: a homicidal maniac adj. 1725, from homicide + -al (1). Related: Homicidally.