Definition of on the home front in English:

on the home front


  • At home; domestically.

    ‘there were sad developments on the home front when his wife died’
    • ‘On the home front, there is a national election to be planned, fought, and won.’
    • ‘On the home front this holiday season, many Americans are showing their support for the troops.’
    • ‘On the home front, evidence of a strengthening of economic activity continues to accumulate.’
    • ‘They made significant contributions to the war effort on the home front and the battlefield.’
    • ‘Women back on the home front were coming out of a period during which they had been thrust into unfamiliar roles—as military officers and family breadwinners.’