homely

All Adverb Adjective Noun
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  • He seemed a very homely sort of person to her, yet she liked his face. Cited from Lydia of the Pines, by Honore` Willsie Morrow
  • They may not be interested in doing any of the homely things of life. Cited from The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book, by Various
  • She had no desire to tell him, for it seemed mean and homely in her eyes. Cited from The Mayor of Warwick, by Herbert M. Hopkins
  • He is said to be a homely man; I do not think so. Cited from McClure's Magazine, March, 1896, Vol. VI, No. 4, by Various
  • Then there was a beauty not of this world in his homely face. Cited from In the Days of Poor Richard, by Irving Bacheller
  • Added to this, he was, to use a common term, very homely in his personal appearance. Cited from The Path of Duty, and Other Stories, by H. S. Caswell
  • She could not understand why any girl should deliberately make herself homely. Cited from By the Light of the Soul, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Possibly no boy ever had hair of such a homely red. Cited from Horses Nine, by Sewell Ford
  • The Indian, like all of them, was as homely as he could be. Cited from The Cave in the Mountain, by Lieut. R. H. Jayne
  • The whole effect, though homely, was that of a room which might indeed be called a living room. Cited from Jane Allen: Right Guard, by Edith Bancroft
  • Because to be homely is to make the common things of home sweet and pleasant. Cited from White Lilac; or the Queen of the May, by Amy Walton
  • I cannot explain to myself or to you the one gift which gave her her homely village name. Cited from Story-Tell Lib, by Annie Trumbull Slosson
  • It was impossible not to know so pretty a woman -- or so homely a man. Cited from The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary, by Anne Warner
  • If she were homely and old, now, she might be safe. Cited from A Voice in the Wilderness, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • I say give your country homes a name, no matter how homely or isolated that home may be. Cited from The Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56, No. 2, January 12, 1884, by Various
  • What does it matter whether we pray to God in a fine church or a homely room? Cited from The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • He is a traditional person who believes that girls must be homely.
  • Mr. Judge addressed the common man in homely language and with simple reason.
  • He had eyes for the homely, sometimes mean, job under his nose. Cited from The Masques of Ottawa, by Domino [AKA: Augustus Bridle]
  • Henry was fifteen years old, tall, thin, and homely, when he entered this office. Cited from Stories of Later American History, by Wilbur F. Gordy
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