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homely

adjective
 
 
/ˈhəʊmli/
COMFORTABLE UK A homely place is simple, but comfortable and pleasant: It's a small restaurant with a homely atmosphere.Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiringComfortable and uncomfortable
NOT ATTRACTIVE US Someone who is homely is not very attractive.Not attractive to look atSerious and unpleasant
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