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homes

slang A friendly term of address. The spelling "holmes" can also be used. What's up, homes? Yo, how're you doing, homes?
See also: home

homie

1. slang A friendly term of address. What's up, homie? Hey homie, how're you doing?
2. slang A friend. Teddy's my homie—he'll help us out.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

homes

and homey and homie
n. a buddy; a pal. (see also holmes.) Me and my homie want to go with you.
See also: home

homey

verb
See homes

homie

verb
See homes
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The overall importance of hospitality and the social ritual joining hosts and guests did lend their temporary dwellings-in-exile a Sudanese homeyness. I further posit that the networks of Sudanese traversing Cairo to participate in everyday acts of visiting created a community-in-exile that approximated a national Home in Egypt.
The new study takes a closer look at this new trend in marketing and proves that a sense of homeyness results in a fierce loyalty in customers, who in turn demonstrate an enthusiasm and sense of commitment that goes beyond the norms.
Domestication is contestable when it is top-down and connected with corporate interests capitalizing on cosy homeyness blurring the boundaries between public and private or civic and commercial.
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Bellamy's choice to center his narrative around the Leete home "deprives readers of demonstrations of how Nationalism would affect the daily lives of the members of the industrial army" and adds to the "homeyness" and, thus, the attraction, of Nationalism for Bellamy's predominantly middle-class readers (qtd.
I am stunned by the homeyness of this decrepit old house.
As Newton shows, some of the most significant twentieth-century writers of East-Central European Jewry from Bulgarian-born Elias Canetti to Romania's Norman Manea and Poland's Eva Hoffman--but also somebody such as Gombrowicz--speak directly and indirectly to the placelessness of these ever unsettled and unsettling European fringes, which have given the native throughout their history a sense of belonging but only to withdraw it, have lured people into a provisional "homeyness" that makes the necessary removal all the more painful.
By replicating homeyness, the hotel room is both more and less than a simulacrum.
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These cropped views of tiles and table legs are timely and resigned steps away from sheer alienation and toward a wistful, uncertain homeyness. The principal video here, St.
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"Leslie's remarkable success can be attributed to her versatile style, which captures the warmth and homeyness of a simpler, quieter America while staying innovative and fresh," said Donald Scarlata, president and chief executive officer of CMI.
This was the heyday of the middle class, a period that evinced a palpable yearning for security, peace, and homeyness.
To add insult to the injury to local community, many big chains glue on a facade of friendliness or homeyness that is veneer thin, with maybe a greeter at the door or a coffee bar (also an outpost of a corporation).