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English definition of “lovely”

lovely

adjective uk   /ˈlʌv.li/ us  

lovely adjective (ENJOYABLE)

A2 mainly UK pleasant or enjoyable: a lovely meal/evening We had a lovely time with them.

lovely adjective (BEAUTIFUL)

A2 mainly UK beautiful: She has lovely eyes. You look lovely in that dress. Thank you for the lovely present.

lovely adjective (KIND)

describes a person who is kind, friendly, and pleasant to be with: He's a lovely bloke.
loveliness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
She was a vision of loveliness in her wedding dress.

lovely

noun [C] uk   /ˈlʌv.li/ old-fashioned us  
a sexually attractive woman: Simon was there with the usual bevy of lovelies.
(Definition of lovely from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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