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I even had a homecoming ritual, which was to lie about my return date.

I remember driving to Atlanta and I couldn’t even afford a dress for the pageant, so I just wore the same homecoming queen dress that my mom had bought me.

From Ozy

Ousted from politics but still part of the WNBA, Loeffler, at minimum, faces an awkward homecoming.

Though the young woman is now too busy with her homecoming date to annoy her older brother, they still make time to signal each other with fries from across the room.

From Eater

The high school crowned its homecoming king and queen, and sports teams played and scrimmaged before cheering parents, few of whom covered their faces.

The Temple University concert represented something of a homecoming for Coltrane.

The two people involved were 20-year-old students who met at an off-campus bar during Homecoming Weekend.

His homecoming is breezily explained at the start of the episode.

For Lennon, who had not set foot in Britain for nine years, there must have been something of a homecoming feel to the experience.

The girl's 21-year-old elder sister told The Daily Beast: "We are going to have a big party tonight to celebrate her homecoming."

Such a homecoming is known in all of its keen delight by only the long-absent miner or returning soldier.

All the sadness surrounding her homecoming could not keep out the sweet feeling of being back that stole through her senses.

It would be hard to exaggerate the stir which the newspapers and the public generally made over the homecoming of Mark Twain.

And in Ingvar's house the thralls wrought to prepare a great feast in honour of Jarl Halfden's homecoming.

So we went up to the great hall in silence, sorely cast down; and that was Halfden's homecoming.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to homecoming, such as: advent, appearance, influx, landing, meeting, and return.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.