Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the qualities that constitute a home; suggesting or resembling a home; familiar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Like a home; comfortable; cheerful; cozy; friendly.

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  • adjective Having the comfortable characteristics of a home.

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  • adjective having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable

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Examples

  • There I saw a menu for the Straight Edge Kitchen, located at 7th Ave and 11th St, offering health food lovers 'a plain homelike meal. '

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  • The impression was warmer than that of a hospital, but not "homelike" -wise, since this was the entrance to her surgery as well as to her home.

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  • But, like the grandfather's room, the place could not by any stretch of the imagination be called homelike, and to this fact

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  • A birth center is defined as a homelike facility within a health care system not attached to a hospital.

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  • A birth center is defined as a homelike facility within a health care system not attached to a hospital.

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  • That's just it -- just to the notch what I mean -- there's something kind of homelike in the name itself.

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  • It was a leisurely and kindly place -- "homelike," it was called -- and when the visitor had been taken through the State Asylum for the Insane and made to appreciate the view of the cemetery from a little hill, his host's duty as Baedeker was done.

    The Turmoil

  • Susan had hit upon the word "homelike," the spot on earth that seemed to you the one best fitted for a home.

    The Emigrant Trail

  • Obama, who has said her first priority would be her family, talked to Bush about how she could make the presidential mansion "homelike" for her girls.

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  • Obama, who has said her first priority would be her family, talked to Bush about how she could make the presidential mansion "homelike" for her girls.

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