Feeling homesick

Idiom

Feeling homesick

Definition

Having a longing for home and family while away from them.

Examples

I’ve been feeling homesick since I moved to a new city.

My son has been feeling homesick ever since he started at college.

Origin

Believed to be from the mid-1800s.

FAQs

What are some ways to cope with feeling homesick?

How can I help a loved one who is feeling homesick?