homespun homespun  /ˈhoʊm ˌspən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home
  2. (adj) of textiles; having a rough surface
  3. (adj) characteristic of country life
  4. (adj) made of cloth spun or woven in the home

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Her parents, who like many educated Indians had supported Mohandas Gandhi's struggle against colonialism, insisted on wearing clothing made only of homespun cotton.
  2. Like a homespun IPO, CatwalkGenius.
  3. The thread went to make cloth for his followers, and he hoped his example would convince Indians that homespun could free them from dependence on foreign products.

News

  1. Historic re-enactors to celebrate Toombs’ 203rd birthday Saturday

    The celebration of Robert Toombs 203rd birthday, entitled “Homespun: The Fabric of a Nation” is set for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Robert Toombs House Historic Site complete with historic re-enactors and birthday cake made from a historic recipe. Admission is free.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The News-Reporter

  2. Food Companies Work to Make It Look Natural

    Make it look natural; companies work to make packaged foods appear homespun        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Cheesecake Factory succeeds with indulgence for the common man

    The restaurant with high-calorie menus and high-grossing locations is on the rebound. With stock near an all-time high, it's easing back into expansion mode. The Cheesecake Factory is at once an ostentatious den of dining and decorative excess as well as a homespun throwback to family tradition.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

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Quotes

  1. "He is totally devoted and a great student of the game," said Collins, who now teaches at the National War College. "He likes to sometimes emphasize the homespun and even the coarse at times, but he's actually one of the best-read military...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Joseph Collins Source: AOL News

  2. "He was truly one of a kind - a great governor and a wonderful man who used his homespun manner to demonstrate, and sometimes to hide, a razor-sharp mind and an amazing wit. Bruce was my generation's Will Rogers," Clinton said in a statement.
    on Nov 13, 2009 By: Bill Clinton Source: Las Cruces Sun-News

  3. "I think he's got all the grandmas and a lot of moms and whatever that really think he's just a sweet, angelic kid who deserves a lot of support and they really love the throwback kind of homespun honesty," Werner said of the 17-year-old student...
    on Sep 5, 2007 By: Zack Werner Source: Toronto Star

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