Definition of Homelike

1. Adjective. Having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable. "A homey little inn"

Exact synonyms: Homely, Homey, Homy
Similar to: Comfortable, Comfy
Derivative terms: Home, Home, Home

Definition of Homelike

1. a. Like a home; comfortable; cheerful; cozy; friendly.

Definition of Homelike

1. Adjective. Having the comfortable characteristics of a home. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homelike

1. suggestive of a home [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Homelike

homeland
homelands
homeless
homeless dumping
homeless person
homeless persons
homeless shelter
homeless shelters
homeless youth
homelessly
homelessness
homelessnesses
homelier
homeliest
homelife
homelike (current term)
homelily
homeliness
homelinesses
homeling
homelings
homelives
homely
homelyn
homelyness
homelyns
homemade
homemaker
homemaker services
homemakers

Literary usage of Homelike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Tasteby Luther Tucker by Luther Tucker (1851)
"... fashions may change, and they will appear, perhaps, quaint, possibly grotesque—at any rate, picturesque—but still strong, homelike, and hospitable. ..."

2. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1878)
"... than after Ugly as is the station, it wears a sixteen days of the easiest holiday, homelike face ; and, there being ending in a fifteen hours' journey. ..."

3. Our New Zealand Cousins by James Inglis (1887)
"... the city of gardens—Its homelike aspect—Hard times—Colloquy with a croaker ... of the Peninsula are brown and bare, but the snow has a homelike look, ..."

4. Woman's Club Work and Programs: Or, First Aid to Club Women by Caroline French Benton (1913)
"... CHAPTER XH THE homelike HOUSE THIS very practical subject for club study is here arranged under ten topics, but they may be divided into as many more. ..."

5. Biographical Record by Biographical Publishing Company, Biographical publishing company, Chicago (1903)
"He has several good buildings on the farm and a most attractive, homelike dwelling, which has served the family fori many years. ..."

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