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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Pretty; attractive.

Usage examples (30)
  • John's sister was pleasant and comely.
  • In short, he might pass for what is commonly called a comely black man, with an air of distinction natural to his birth and condition.
  • "Now that's what I calls a comely lad!" continued
  • Ha, there soundeth the mustering note, so must we away and I sing no further, which is well, for 'comely' is an ill word to rhyme with. for more
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