homespun meaning

Pronunciation:   "homespun" in a sentence
Adjective: homespun  'howm`spún
  1. Of textiles; having a rough surface
    "a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns"
    - nubby, nubbly, slubbed, tweedy 
  2. Characteristic of country life
    "the air of homespun country boys"
    - cracker-barrel [N. Amer], folksy 
  3. Made of cloth spun or woven in the home
    "homespun linen"; "homespun garments"
Noun: homespun  'howm`spún
  1. A rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home

Derived forms: homespuns

See also: homemade, rough, rural, unsmooth

Type of: cloth, fabric, material, textile

Encyclopedia: Homespun

[American slang]
n. homemade liquor or beer.
• Jed offered a little of his homespun round the table.
• How about a swig of homespun?


More:   Next
  1. the book was eventually published and became a great success under the title highland homespun.
  2. trial-production of homespun with sichuan mohair
  3. homespun is a cloth of coarse weave
  4. homespun is a cloth of coarse weave
  5. this is a homespun hat

Related Words

  1. homeshopping meaning
  2. homeshoring meaning
  3. homesick meaning
  4. homesickness meaning
  5. homeslice meaning
  6. homestall meaning
  7. homestead meaning
  8. homestead law meaning
  9. homesteader meaning
  10. homesteading meaning
PC Version