Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The manner in which a person conducts themselves at home, as opposed to how they act in a professional setting.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Besides which, what she needs, and needs immediately, a stable middle-class homelife is financially far out of the reach of a waitress at IHOP.

    Finding Amanda, losing Matthew Broderick

  • A happy secure and settled homelife is the most important thing in a child's life, all the expensive toys and holidays in the world cannot compensate for the absence of Mother and Father's care in a loving home.

    A Rich Home Life

  • In real life it looks, from the data, as if their march leads to a general increase of those factors (stable homelife is correleation to high grades in school and low drop out rates) which promote better education and higher intelligence, not the other way around.

    All Hail The Marching Morons!

  • Em, on the other hand, is way beyond that, redirecting all her confusion and self-pity from her crappy homelife into a hollow secret relationship.

    “Adventureland” a poignant coming-of-age story » Scene-Stealers

  • My nightlife right now is a bit more mundane homelife I share currently with a very nice lady I met some time back at a botanero.

    Monterrey Help Please

  • His art assimilates his personal experiences of place with the larger understanding of African-American social, cultural and political history, and which manifests in his most accomplished work as urban cityscapes and rural landscapes with acute views of African-American workers, street life, and homelife.

    G. Roger Denson: You Say You Want a Revolution. Well You Know, Art Can Cure You of That

  • Â His art assimilates his personal experiences of place with the larger understanding of African-American social, cultural and political history, and which manifests in his most accomplished work as urban cityscapes and rural landscapes with acute views of African-American workers, street life, and homelife.

    G. Roger Denson: You Say You Want a Revolution. Well You Know, Art Can Cure You of That

  • The heretofore extremely private actor also spends a fair amount of time giving us glimpses of his homelife.

    Russell Crowe: master, commander, tweeter

  • What is understood is if the listener's frame of reference falls outside of the norm that the speaker is addressing then they are wise to keep their mouths shut and not draw attention to the fact they accept adultery in their own marriage, when the speaker is addressing their own personal homelife.

    Obama Spokesman Denies Michelle's Speech Was Attack On Hillary

  • Only people who listen and think like Hillary would misconstrue an openly honest statement of fact as some how an 'attack' on their flawed character and tawdry homelife.

    Obama Spokesman Denies Michelle's Speech Was Attack On Hillary

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.