Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “hometown”


noun [C]    /ˈhoʊmˈtɑʊn/
the town or city you are from, esp . the one in which you were born and lived while you were young
(Definition of hometown noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of hometown

Definitions of “hometown” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


the art and knowledge involved in preparing and eating good food

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More