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Synonyms for homely
ˈhoʊm lihome·ly

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. homely

    Synonyms:
    plain, course, uncomely

    Antonyms:
    handsome, beautiful, refined, courtly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. homely, plainadjective

    lacking in physical beauty or proportion

    "a homely child"; "several of the buildings were downright homely"; "a plain girl with a freckled face"

    Synonyms:
    unembellished, evident, apparent, homy, homey, spare, unornamented, patent, plain, sheer, unmistakable, unmingled, manifest, unvarnished, unmixed, homelike, unpatterned, bare

    Antonyms:
    attractive, fancy, elegant, uncomfortable

  2. homelike, homely, homey, homyadjective

    having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable

    "the homely everyday atmosphere"; "a homey little inn"

    Synonyms:
    homey, homy, homelike, plain

    Antonyms:
    fancy, uncomfortable, attractive, elegant

  3. homelyadjective

    plain and unpretentious

    "homely truths"; "letters to his son full of homely advice"; "homely fare"

    Synonyms:
    homey, homelike, homy, plain

    Antonyms:
    attractive, elegant, uncomfortable, fancy

  4. homelyadjective

    without artificial refinement or elegance

    "plain homely furniture"; "homely manners"

    Synonyms:
    homey, homelike, homy, plain

    Antonyms:
    elegant, fancy, attractive, uncomfortable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. homelyadjective

    Synonyms:
    domestic, homelike

  2. homelyadjective

    Synonyms:
    plain, coarse, uncomely, homespun, inelegant

  3. homelyadjective

    Synonyms:
    ugly, ill-looking, of plain features, not handsome

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. homelyadjective

    Synonyms:
    plain, plain-looking, uncomely, inelegant, rude

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How to use homely in a sentence?

  1. Theodore Roosevelt:

    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.

  2. William Shakespeare, "The Two Gentlemen of Verona", Act 1 scene 1:

    Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits.

  3. Maya Cooper:

    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.

  4. Austin O'Malley:

    Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces.

  5. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    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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