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Adjective: lovely (lovelier,loveliest)  lúv-lee
  1. Appealing to the emotions as well as the eye
  2. Lovable especially in a childlike or naive way
    "The woman gave birth to a lovely set of twins";
    - adorable, endearing
  3. Very good
    "he did a lovely job";
    - bang-up [N. Amer, informal], bully, corking [Brit, informal], cracking [Brit, informal], dandy, great, groovy [informal], keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, ripper [Austral], grouse [Austral, NZ]
  4. (of weather) highly enjoyable
    "what a lovely day";
    - beautiful
Noun: lovely  lúv-lee
  1. A very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model
    - cover girl, pin-up

Derived forms: lovelier, lovelies, loveliest

See also: beautiful, good, lovable, loveable, pleasant

Type of: photographer's model

Encyclopedia: Lovely, Kentucky