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HOMO is a word made from vertically symmetrical letters.

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun homo:

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Definition of the noun homo

What does homo mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: homos

  1. someone who is sexually attracted to persons of the same sex
  2. any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

Alternative definition of the noun homo


  1. [colloquial, often, pejorative] Short form of homosexual.
  2. [uncountable, dated, US, Canada] Homogenized milk with a high butterfat content.

Definition of the adjective homo

What does homo mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. [colloquial] [sometimes, pejorative] Of or pertaining to homosexuality.
  2. [not comparable] [Canada, US] Homogenized; almost always said of milk with a high butterfat content.


Homo a.k.a. Mykola Vorony was an Ukrainian writer, poet, theatre director, translator and actor.

  • also known as Mykola Kindratovich Vorony, Mykola Voronyj, Arlekin, Vishchy Oleh, Siriuk, Kondratovych, Mykola Voronyi
  • born on (143 years ago) in Yekaterinoslav Governorate, child of Kindrat Vorony and O. Kolachinska
  • nationality: Soviet Union
  • education:
  • profession: Writer, poet, actor, theatre director, translator
  • Marriage with Vira Verbytska-Antiokh since
  • parent of
  • died on (76 years ago) in Odessa of execution by firing squad
  • written works: "Lyrical Poems", "In the Aura of Dreams", "For Ukraine", "Poems", "Theater and Drama", "A Dramatic Prima Donna", "Євшан-зілля", "Пензлем і пером", "Театральне мистецтво й український театр", "Mykhaylo Shchepkin", "Український театр у Києві", "Мандрівна елегія", "Icarus", "Сонячні хвилини", "Мерці", "Молодий патріот", "Старим патріотам", "Режисер", "Горами, горами", "Привид"

There are other people with Homo in their name, like Frédérique Homo.

Phrases with Homo

Phrases starting with the word Homo:

  1. HOMO-
  2. Homo Milk
  3. Homo Sapien
  4. homo erectus
  5. homo habilis
  6. homo sapiens
  7. Homo-Simiadae
  8. Homo Politicus
  9. homo soloensis
  10. Homo Oeconomicus
  11. homo rhodesiensis
  12. homo heidelbergensis
  13. homo sapiens sapiens
  14. homo sapiens neanderthalensis

Phrases ending with the word Homo:

  1. No Homo
  2. ecce homo
  3. genus homo
  4. Species Homo

Other phrase containing the word Homo:

  1. Family Homo-Simiadae

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Homo

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Google previewPunch (1858)

Homo is a substantive of common gender, and in the present instance is evidently to be referred to the second sex.

Google previewPUNCH; JANUARY TO JUNE, 1858 (1858)

Homo is a substantive of common gender, and in ; the present instance is evidently to be referred to the second...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms... (1898)

With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows

Homo extra est corpus sttum, cum iras- citur. [Lat.] A man, when angry, is beside himself. Homo factus ad unguem. [Lat.] A highly-polished man; one finished to the highest degree. Homo homini aut deus aut lupus. [Lat.] Man is to man either a ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Human Geography (2011)

by Derek Gregory, Ron Johnston, Geraldine Pratt, Michael Watts, Sarah Whatmore

Literally both 'sacred man' and 'accursed man', homo sacer was a subjectposition conferred by archaic Roman LAW on those whose lives and deaths were deemed to be of no consequence. This dismal figure has come to be of considerable ...

Google previewWorld Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1999)

A Resource for Readers and Writers by Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie

homo. mensura. hominum causa jus constitutum est. [L. hominum of humans, people (5); causa for the sake (4); jus right, law (1); constitutum established (3); est is, has been (2): Law has been established for the sake of humans.] Laws exist ...

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"Homo Diaspora": Reading Futurist Language Fiction as Translational Histories - Joshua Miller

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A flurry of 21st century novels have appeared that could be described as linguistic dystopian fiction. Channeling apocalyptic millennial sentiments of both c...

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Quotes about Homo

Only a Homo Ignorant terms himself Sapiens. (Hasier Agirre)
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Scrabble value of H4O1M3O1

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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