at-home
adjective Date: 1951 1. intended or suitable for one's home <
an at-home dress
>
2. being or occurring at one's home <
at-home entertainment
>

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  • at home — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. In the place where you live or come from. * * /I went to his house, but he was not at home./ * /Americans abroad are protected by the government like Americans at home./ 2. Knowing what to do or say; familiar; comfortable …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at home — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. In the place where you live or come from. * * /I went to his house, but he was not at home./ * /Americans abroad are protected by the government like Americans at home./ 2. Knowing what to do or say; familiar; comfortable …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • At home — Home Home (h[=o]m; 110), n. [OE. hom, ham, AS. h[=a]m; akin to OS. h[=e]m, D. & G. heim, Sw. hem, Dan. hiem, Icel. heimr abode, world, heima home, Goth. haims village, Lith. k[ e]mas, and perh. to Gr. kw mh village, or to E. hind a peasant; cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • At Home — may refer to:* At Home (Cherish the Ladies album) * At Home (Shocking Blue album) * At Home (Avishai Cohen album), an album by Avishai Cohen * At Home (With Family) , an album by Eddie Hazel * At Home , a book of collected essays by Gore Vidal *… …   Wikipedia

  • At home — At At, prep. [AS. [ae]t; akin to OHG. az, Goth., OS., & Icel. at, Sw. [*a]t, Dan. & L. ad.] Primarily, this word expresses the relations of presence, nearness in place or time, or direction toward; as, at the ninth hour; at the house; to aim at a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • at-home — /at hohm /, n. 1. Also, at home. a reception of visitors at certain hours at one s home. adj. 2. done or used in the home; intended for one s home: a new line of at home computers; at home assignments for free lance workers. [1740 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • At home — (engl., spr. Ätt hohm, d. h. zu Hause),[891] in England gewisse theatralische Vorstellungen, bes. von den Komiker Matthews (s.d.) gegeben, worin er allein auf dem Theater erschien u. sein Leben zu Hause darstellte …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • At home — (engl., spr. ätt hōm, »zu Hause«), in England Name theatralischer Vorstellungen satirischen Inhalts, die vom Schauspieler Foote (gest. 1777) zuerst als Privatvorstellungen aufgebracht, dann (1834) vom Komiker Mathews und seinem Schüler Yates auch …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • At home — (engl., spr. ätt hohm, »zu Hause«), zwangloser Empfangstag, abend (Jour fixe); früher dramat. Vorstellungen satir. Inhalts …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • At home — (engl., zu Hause), Name von theatralischen Vorstellungen, in welchen das häusliche Leben in seiner Wahrheit von einzelnen Personen dargestellt wird; eine neue Weise der theatralischen Improvisation, von Foote, Mathews und Yates erfunden oder… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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