Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
lacking in physical beauty or proportion
"a homely child"; "several of the buildings were downright homely"; "a plain girl with a freckled face"
homelike, homely, homey, homyadjective
having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable
"the homely everyday atmosphere"; "a homey little inn"
plain and unpretentious
"homely truths"; "letters to his son full of homely advice"; "homely fare"
without artificial refinement or elegance
"plain homely furniture"; "homely manners"
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There is a homely old adage which runs Speak softly and carry a big stick you will go far. If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build and keep at a pitch of the highest training a thoroughly efficient navy, the Monroe Doctrine will go far.
Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits.
There are many items that we've had on the menu that were great tasting items but recently we've had a big sodium reduction, trying to get the sodium content on the space menu down, so we've had to reformulate a lot of those items, preserving the taste and the homely comfort food aspects of the food, while making sure that the nutrition is right where we need for it to be.
Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces.
I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry that is prose words in their best order-poetry the best words in the best order.
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