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Definition of homely:

  1. Belonging to, or having the characteristics of, home; domestic; familiar; intimate.
  2. Of plain or coarse features; uncomely; - contrary to handsome.
  3. Plain; unpretending; rude in appearance; unpolished; as, a homely garment; a homely house; homely fare; homely manners.
  4. Plainly; rudely; coarsely; as, homely dressed.

Synonyms:

comfortable, unpolished, homelike, unembellished, homey, family, artless, group, simple, domestic, unattractive, unvarnished, rustic, unmistakable, sheer, unmixed, familial, uncomely, uncomely, homespun, natural, kin, patent, inelegant, comfy, unpatterned, unadorned, evident, apparent, bare, plain, manifest, snug, household, cozy, beautiful, unornamented, homy, spare, home, unmingled.

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