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Adjective: homely (homelier,homeliest)  howm-lee
  1. Having a feeling of home; cosy and comfortable
    "the homely everyday atmosphere";
    - homelike, homey, homy, mumsy [Brit, informal], gemütlich
     
  2. Plain and unpretentious
    "homely truths"; "letters to his son full of homely advice"; "homely fare"
     
  3. Without artificial refinement or elegance
    "plain homely furniture"; "homely manners"
     
  4. [N. Amer] Lacking in physical beauty or proportion
    "a homely child"; "several of the buildings were downright homely";
    - plain, unhandsome

Derived forms: homelier, homeliest

See also: comfortable, comfy, inelegant, plain, unattractive

Encyclopedia: Homely