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Definition of 'homely'

Adjective

  1. lacking in physical beauty or proportion; "a homely child"; "several of the buildings were downright homely"; "a plain girl with a freckled face"
       Synonyms: plain
  2. having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable; "the homely everyday atmosphere"; "a homey little inn"
       Synonyms: homelike homey homy
  3. plain and unpretentious; "homely truths"; "letters to his son full of homely advice"; "homely fare"
  4. without artificial refinement or elegance; "plain homely furniture"; "homely manners"


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