noun see homey II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Homie — (more frequently, homey), is a contraction of the American slang word which became prevalent among some of the youth in the African American communities starting in the late 1960 s and continuing up to the present, particularly in the hip hop… …   Wikipedia

  • Homie — Datos generales Origen Boston, Massachusetts, Estados Unidos Inf …   Wikipedia Español

  • homie — [hōm′ē] n. pl. homies Slang HOMEBOY * * * …   Universalium

  • homie — also homey, by 1970s, slang, short for HOMEBOY (Cf. homeboy) (q.v.). The identical word is recorded from the 1920s in New Zealand slang in the sense “recently arrived British immigrant.” …   Etymology dictionary

  • homie — [hōm′ē] n. pl. homies Slang HOMEBOY …   English World dictionary

  • homie — 1. (homie) (2993↑, 430↓) Shortened version of homeboy, homeboy being your close friend Whassup homie Author: T Stratton http://homie.urbanup.com/3924 2. (homie) (2315↑, 305↓) Friends: Never asks for anything to eat or drink Homies: Help… …   Urban English dictionary

  • homie — noun A friend; somebody one often hangs out with. Thats Chad; hes my homie. Syn: homeboy …   Wiktionary

  • Homie — Ho|mie 〈[hoʊmi] m. 6; umg.; bes. Jugendspr.〉 Kumpel, Freund (a. in einer Bande od. (Jugend )Gang) ● sie trifft sich mit ihren Homies [<engl., umg. homie, homey; kurz für homeboy, homegirl „Freund(in) aus der Nachbarschaft; Freund(in) in einer… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • homie — bonhomie prud homie …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • homie — n a shortening of homeboy or homegirl, which became popular in the 1990s and was also adopted by white adolescents to refer to their peers, first in North America and subsequently to a limited extent in the UK. When it first appeared approxi… …   Contemporary slang

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