1. noun [ˈhoʊmi/
a) Someone, particularly a male acquaintance, from ones hometown.

Hey there, Francis, my homey!

b) A close friend or fellow member of a youth gang.

"yo homeys!"

2. adjective [ˈhoʊmi/
Befitting a home; cozy, intimate

Susan added some homey touches to her office.

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