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English definition of “homely”

homely

adjective (UGLY)    /ˈhəʊm.li/ US  /ˈhoʊm-/ US disapproving
describes a person who is uglyNot attractive to look atSerious and unpleasant homeliness     /-nəs/ noun [U]
(Definition of homely adjective (UGLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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