WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ˈdownˈ-home,  adj. [before a noun]
  1. characterized by the simple, informal qualities typical of rural people esp. of the southern U.S.:down-home cooking; down-home hospitality.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
down-home  (dounhōm),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. 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.
[1820–30, Amer.]
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
down-home adj
  1. slang chiefly US of, relating to, or reminiscent of rural life, esp in the southern US; unsophisticated
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