Definition of homester in US English:

homester

noun

  • 1A person devoted to staying at home, a homebody. Now rare.

  • 2British Sport. A person playing on his or her home territory. Especially in plural: the home team.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Leigh Hunt (1784–1859), poet, journalist, and literary critic. From home + -ster.

Pronunciation

homester

/ˈhəʊmstə/