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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ We stayed at a homey bed and breakfast inn.
▪ Her homey nest has changed little since she and her husband, John, moved on to the property in 1946.
▪ I made it to an on-ramp, the freeway familiar, a kind of homey feeling to the green, white-lettered signs.
▪ This trout recipe is served for breakfast at the inn but works well for a homey dinner.
▪ To ensure a comfortable, homey environment, always greet new arrivals by name and ask how they are feeling.
▪ Waiters and waitresses are country friendly, and the western theme is warm and homey.
▪ What's up, homey?
The Collaborative International Dictionary

homey \hom"ey\ (h[=o]"m[y^]), adj. having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable; as, the homey everyday atmosphere; a restaurant with a homey atmosphere.

Syn: homelike, homely, homy.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

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


a. Befitting a home; cozy, intimate.

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

  2. [also: homiest, homier]

Usage examples of "homey".

Each one-room guesthouse has a wood-burning fireplace, homey furnishings, king-size bed with down comforter, and an enormous bathroom with a skylight and a deep, two-person Jacuzzi tub.

A better bet for the budget traveler is to book a room at this homey inn, then walk a few blocks up the street for a mud bath and massage.

Sarafornia is pleasantly homey, a clean, bright, cheery bastion for late risers who prefer to eat their huevos rancheros or salmon and eggs at noon.

The laughter of the settlers had a homey feel, but only made her more lonely.

Very homey, but nothing compared to the sulfur water and plumbing of Selium.

I was someplace that was homey and at the same time as lonely as the stars.

She anticipated the sensual pleasure of breathing in the homey scents of browning beef and onions.

She planned on knocking Phil out with a real homey, come-to-Mama Thanksgiving feast.

Since rusty particles are always suspended in this sky, future generations of humans, born and living out their lives on Mars, will consider that salmon color to be as natural and familiar as we consider our homey blue.

Unless you tell your homey in the bathroom to lay down his gun and get out here.

Thus the move to a smaller town where he thought his chances of finding a homey wife might be better.

The warmth of the little fire reflected from shiny log walls, the quiet chuckling of a grandfather clock, the homey display of old photographs over the mantle.

He made his way toward a free table in the back and sat down, grateful for the homey atmosphere.

The house filled with good, homey smells and Suki felt unusually warm inside.

White flour flying everywhere, the kitchen looked a great deal messier than when Lexia had entered, but also a great deal more homey.