homebred [hohm-bred] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- or raised at ; native; indigenous; domestic.
Origin of homebred First recorded in 1580–90;+ Examples from the Web for homebred Historical Examples of homebred
There only the homebred wit and humor freely flow and flash.
His virtues are all his own—all plain, homebred, and unaffected.
But any season may bring it to your own shores; or at any hour it may appear among you homebred.
His virtues are all his own; all plain, homebred, and unaffected.
Plague not yourselves nor the land of your adoption, by importing and giving perpetuity to homebred prejudices.
British Dictionary definitions for homebred homebred adjective
- raised or bred at home
- lacking sophistication or cultivation; crude