homely definition

  • adjective:
    • Not appealing or good-looking: a homely kid.
    • Lacking style or refinement: homely furniture.
    • Of a simple or unpretentious nature; basic: homely truths.
    • Characteristic of the home or of house life: homely skills.
    • without beauty or beauty, ordinary in appearance, literally ugly.
    • Proficient in abilities had a need to maintain property (see homemaker).
    • owned by, or obtaining the qualities of, residence; domestic; familiar; intimate.
    • simple; unpretending; rude in appearance; unpolished
    • Of plain or coarse features; uncomely; ugly; -- often made use of of individuals, especially females; -- despite handsome.
    • without artificial sophistication or elegance
    • having a sense of house; cozy and comfortable
    • without actual beauty or percentage
    • simple and unpretentious
  • adverb:
    • Plainly; rudely; coarsely.
  • others:
    • Of or belonging to house or perhaps the home; domestic.
    • Familiar; intimate.
    • Of domestic personality or quality; for this reason, simple; basic; rude; coarse; perhaps not good or elegant: since, a homely garment; a homely residence; homely fare.
    • simple; without specific beauty of features, form, or shade: because, a homely face.
    • Familiarly; plainly; rudely; merely; coarsely.

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