Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Like a home; domestic; cosy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like a home or a home circle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to home; resembling or suggesting home; homelike.

Etymologies

home +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Oh, I should like that," said Erica; "a nice homish sort of book, please, where the people lived in Arcadia and never heard of law courts!"

    We Two, a novel

  • He, and his, with bottles and wallets furnished, to become wanderers as homish vagabonds; or, as banished men, to forsake the kingdom! "

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance

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  • gather-a-round? How's that ring?

    March 27, 2015

  • The title of the comic panel "Family Circus" was created from the idea of a family/home circle, hence the shape of the cartoon. The word "circus", however, was used instead of "circle" because it sounded more lively and because a household full of small children and pets is a bit like a circus.
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    March 27, 2015

  • a quick search of 'home circle' indicates it means home and family, so it's more of a 'family circle' than a house circle.

    I'm thinking of the phrase "... what makes a house a home"

    March 25, 2015

  • I wonder if it's related to a hut circle:
    (archaeology) a circle of earth or stones representing the site of a prehistoric hut.

    March 25, 2015

  • What's a home circle?

    March 25, 2015