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homely

 
pronunciation:
hom li
part of speech: adjective
inflections: homelier, homeliest
definition 1: not pretty or handsome; plain.
The homely girl was shy about her looks.
synonyms:
plain
antonyms:
attractive
similar words:
commonplace, ordinary
definition 2: not fancy or special; simple.
She wore a homely dress to work every day.
synonyms:
common, ordinary
similar words:
clumsy, commonplace, drab, plain
definition 3: simple, direct.
We felt comfortable with their homely manners.
similar words:
modest, natural
derivation: homeliness (n.)