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Homely

Home´ly
a.1.Belonging to, or having the characteristics of, home; domestic; familiar; intimate.
Their homely joys, and destiny obscure.
- Gray.
2.Plain; unpretending; rude in appearance; unpolished; as, a homely garment; a homely house; homely fare; homely manners.
3.Of plain or coarse features; uncomely; ugly; - usually used of people, especially women; - contrary to handsome.
None so homely but loves a looking-glass.
- South.
adv.1.Plainly; rudely; coarsely; as, homely dressed.
Adj.1.homely - 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.homely - having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable; "the homely everyday atmosphere"; "a homey little inn"
Synonyms: homelike, homey, homy
3.homely - plain and unpretentious; "homely truths"; "letters to his son full of homely advice"; "homely fare"
4.homely - without artificial refinement or elegance; "plain homely furniture"; "homely manners"
Attic, Babbittish, Bohemian, Philistine, Spartan, affable, amiable, ascetic, austere, bald, bare, baseborn, basic, beautiless, below the salt, blemished, blotted, bourgeois, cacophonic, cacophonous, campy, candid, casual, chaste, cheerful, classic, classical, cockney, comfortable, comfy, commodious, common, commonplace, congenial, contented, convenient, cordial, cosy, cozy, cushioned, cushiony, cushy, defaced, degage, direct, disfigured, domestic, dry, dull, dysphemistic, dysphemized, easeful, easy, easygoing, elementary, essential, everyday, familiar, folksy, frank, free and easy, friendly, fundamental, garden, garden-variety, general, gracious, haymish, high-camp, homelike, homespun, homey, homish, homogeneous, household, humble, humble-looking, humble-visaged, humblest, ill-favored, indivisible, inelegant, informal, inglorious, innocuous, intimate, irreducible, irregular, kitschy, lean, least, lived-in, loose, low, low-camp, lowborn, lowbred, lowest, lowliest, lowly, luxurious, marred, matter-of-fact, mean, mere, modest, monolithic, natural, neat, nonclerical, nondescript, of a piece, offhand, offhanded, open, ordinary, peaceful, plain-speaking, plain-spoken, plebeian, poor, pop, popular, primal, primary, prosaic, prosing, prosy, public, pure, pure and simple, relaxed, relaxing, reposeful, restful, roomy, rude, rustic, serene, severe, shabby-genteel, short on looks, simon-pure, simple, simple-speaking, single, small, snug, sober, sociable, soft, spare, spoiled, stark, straightforward, teachable, third-estate, tranquil, uglified, ugly as hell, ugly as sin, unadorned, unaesthetic, unaffected, unalluring, unassuming, unbeauteous, unbeautiful, unceremonious, uncluttered, uncomely, unconstrained, unconventional, undifferenced, undifferentiated, undistinguished, unelaborate, ungarnished, ungenteel, unhandsome, uniform, unimaginative, unimportant, unlovely, unofficial, unornamented, unostentatious, unpleasing, unpoetical, unpretending, unpretentious, unpretty, unsightly, unsophisticated, unstudied, unvarnished, vernacular, vulgar, warm, workaday, workday
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