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Where did the term Holmes come from?
Last Updated: 29th April, 2020
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In respect to this, what does the slang word Holmes mean?
Noun. holmes (plural not attested) (slang) An informal term of address, like man or dude. Hey, holmes!
Additionally, what is Holmes in Spanish? It's borrowed by Chicano gangs from a contraction in African American slang for "home boy," which refers to a "hometown boy." Homeboy, shortened to homey or homes. NO such word in Spanish, slang or otherwise.
Accordingly, is it Holmes or homes in slang?
Tom Petty Guest. I grew up about the time the word(s) Holmes or Homes was coined as a term of endearment for one of the boys. Every stinkin' white guy i knew growing up in the PNW used the word Holmes (referring to porn star John Holmes) and not Homes (slang for Homeboy).
What is homie short for?
The definition of homie is short for homeboy, which is a slang term for a male friend from your hometown. An example of homie is what a young boy might call his most trusted friend.