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Adjective: homely (homelier,homeliest)  howm-lee
  1. [N. Amer] Lacking in physical beauty or proportion
    "a homely child"; "several of the buildings were downright homely";
    - plain, unhandsome
  2. Having a feeling of home; cosy and comfortable
    "the homely everyday atmosphere";
    - homelike, homey, homy, mumsy [Brit], gemütlich
  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"

Derived forms: homelier, homeliest

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

Encyclopedia: Homely