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homely

home·ly

homely

 
pronunciation:
hom li
part of speech: adjective
inflections: homelier, homeliest
definition 1: lacking beauty; plain; unattractive.
The animal shelter had not yet found anyone to adopt the homely puppy.
synonyms:
ill-favored, plain
antonyms:
attractive, comely
similar words:
commonplace, ordinary
definition 2: not having elegance or style.
She wasn't interested in fashion and was quite content to wear homely dresses.
synonyms:
common, inelegant, ordinary
similar words:
clumsy, commonplace, drab, graceless, plain
definition 3: simple, direct, and unpretentious.
As she was a plain-spoken person herself, his homely manner appealed to her.
synonyms:
artless, plain, simple, unaffected, unpretentious, unsophisticated
similar words:
down-home, modest, natural
derivation: homeliness (n.)