- slang chiefly US of, relating to, or reminiscent of rural life, esp in the southern US; unsophisticated
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ˈdownˈ-home, adj. [before a noun]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- characterized by the simple, informal qualities typical of rural people esp. of the southern U.S.:down-home cooking; down-home hospitality.
down-home (doun′hōm′),USA pronunciation adj.
- of, pertaining to, or exhibiting the simple, familiar, or folksy qualities associated with one's family or with rural areas, esp. of the southern U.S.:down-home cooking; down-home hospitality.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::