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English definition of “homely”

homely

adjective (PLAIN)    /ˈhəʊm.li/ US  /ˈhoʊm-/ UK (US homey)
plain or ordinary, but pleasant: The hotel was homely and comfortable.Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiringCausing pleasure homeliness     /-nəs/ noun [U]
(Definition of homely adjective (PLAIN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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