homy [hoh-mee] Examples adjective, hom·i·er, hom·i·est.
homey 1or hom·y [hoh-mee] adjective, hom·i·er, hom·i·est.
- comfortably informal and inviting; cozy; homelike: a homey little inn.
Origin of homey 1First recorded in 1850–55; home + -y1 Related formshom·ey·ness, hom·i·ness, nounCan be confusedhomely homeySynonym study See homely. Examples from the Web for homy Historical Examples of homy
She raised a fold of the gown and breathed in rapturously that homy perfume.
I tell you, doctor, its as homy and comfortable as anything you ever saw.
George Allan England
I’m going to ask you for just a mouthful more, it tastes so delicious and homy!
Samuel Merwin, et al.
Within the lodge was a homy fireplace, and a glossy elk’s-head which peered out above the mantel.
British Dictionary definitions for homy homy esp US homey adjective homier or homiest
- like a home, esp in comfort or informality; cosy
Derived Formshominess or esp US homeyness, noun homey adjective homier or homiest
- a variant spelling (esp US) of homy
- NZ informal a British person
Derived Formshomeyness, noun Word Origin and History for homy adj.