Definition of homely adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    homely

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈhoʊmli//
     
    (homelier, homeliest)
     
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  1. 1 (disapproving) (of a person's appearance) not attractive synonym plain a homely child
  2. 2 (approving) simple and good homely cooking
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