how to pronounce homespun


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the above transcription of homespun is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

homespun is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of homespun in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… they all looked homespun but they worked …”

meanings of homespun


  1. Plain and homely; unsophisticated and unpretentious.
  2. Woven in the home.
  3. Spun in the home.
  4. Made from homespun fabric.


  1. An unpolished, rustic person.
  2. Fabric made from homespun yarn. Also, machine made fabrics (usually cottons) similar to homespun fabrics in that solids, plaids, or stripes are created by weaving dyed threads (rather than printing), so that both sides of the fabric look the same.

homespun frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word homespun occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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