adjective Date: 1817 characteristic of a home

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Homelike — Home like , a. Like a home; comfortable; cheerful; cozy; friendly; as, a homelike atmosphere. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homelike — homelike; un·homelike; …   English syllables

  • homelike — [hōm′līk΄] adj. having qualities associated with home; comfortable, familiar, cozy, etc …   English World dictionary

  • homelike — See homey. See homey, homelike …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • homelike — homelikeness, n. /hohm luyk /, adj. like or suggestive of home; familiar; warmly comfortable. [1810 20; HOME + LIKE] Syn. See homely. * * * …   Universalium

  • homelike — adjective Having the comfortable characteristics of a home …   Wiktionary

  • homelike — Synonyms and related words: cheerful, comfortable, comfy, commodious, contented, convenient, cozy, cushioned, cushiony, cushy, easeful, easy, friendly, habitable, homely, homey, homish, inhabitable, intimate, livable, lived in, lodgeable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • homelike — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cozy, cheerful, informal; see comfortable 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • homelike — adj. homey, comfortable, lived in …   English contemporary dictionary

  • homelike — a. Domestic …   New dictionary of synonyms

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