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Definition of comely adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

comely

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈkʌmli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌmli//
 
(literary) Attractiveness, Female attractiveness
 
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(especially of a woman) pleasant to look at synonym attractive See related entries: Attractiveness, Female attractiveness Word Origin Middle English: probably shortened from becomely ‘fitting, becoming’, from become.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: comely