1. Spun or wrought at home; of domestic manufacture; coarse; plain. “Homespun country garbs.”
2. Plain in manner or style; not elegant; rude; coarse. “Our homespun English proverb.” --Dryden. “Our homespun authors.” --Addison.
1. Cloth made at home; as, he was dressed in homespun.
2. An unpolished, rustic person. [Obs.]
adj 1: of textiles; having a rough surface; "a sweater knitted of
nubbly homespun yarns" [syn: homespun(p), nubby, nubbly,
2: characteristic of country life; "cracker-barrel philosophy";
"folksy humor"; "the air of homespun country boys" [syn: cracker-barrel,
3: made of cloth spun or woven in the home; "homespun linen";
n : a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with homespun
yarn [syn: homespun fabric]