Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Made or prepared in the home or on the premises where sold.
  • adjective Crudely or simply made, especially by oneself.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Made at home; of domestic manufacture.

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

  • adjective Made at home; of domestic manufacture; made either in a private family or in one's own country.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Made in the home.
  • adjective Made by oneself.
  • adjective In a simple style as if made at home.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective made or produced in the home or by yourself

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Police detonated what they described as a homemade explosive found in room 1808.

    Deadly Blasts Rock Jakarta Hotels

  • Police detonated what they described as a homemade explosive found in room 1808, leading authorities to believe the perpetrators posed as guests there.

    Bombings Shake Jakarta

  • Fluffy white cake engorged in homemade chocolate buttercream frosting.

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  • You can eat it straight from the packaging, or you can use the cookie dough in homemade ice creams (or store-bought, of course) and other treats that might need a little bit of cookie dough.

    2009 July | Baking Bites

  • Fluffy white cake engorged in homemade chocolate buttercream frosting.

    RETRO POLKA DOT CAKE

  • September 2nd 1922 – Curiosity and amusement were had by attendees of the annual masquerade when a number of borough women arrived masked and dressed in homemade costumes as firemen, proclaiming to be Volunteer Fire Department, No. 2″

    Creation of the Beachwood Volunteer Fire Company « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • I know the money goes to a good cause, but homemade is just as good and healthier, especially when the stash in the freezer is gone!

    Rising cost of Girl Scout cookies | Baking Bites

  • I make a chicken soup base using onions, carrots, celery, garlic and chicken stock (storebought, but homemade is good if you have it) and add the shredded chicken into it.

    Chicken and Dumplings | Baking Bites

  • Survivors have been living in homemade, tattered tents of tin, cardboard and plastic sheets, all strung together in endless rows to fortify them against heavy rains.

    Haiti Braces for Approaching Storm

  • September 2nd 1922 – Curiosity and amusement were had by attendees of the annual masquerade when a number of borough women arrived masked and dressed in homemade costumes as firemen, proclaiming to be Volunteer Fire Department, No. 2″

    2009 October 01 « Beachwood Historical Alliance

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