Comely Definition

kŭmlē
comelier, comeliest
adjective
comelier, comeliest
Pleasant to look at; attractive; fair.
Webster's New World
Seemly; decorous; proper.
Webster's New World
The definition of comely is an attractive person.
Audrey Hepburn is an example of a comely woman.
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Other Word Forms of Comely

Adjective

Base Form:
comely
Comparative:
comelier
Superlative:
comeliest

Origin of Comely

  • Middle English comli alteration (probably influenced by bicomli seemly) of cumli from Old English cȳmlic lovely, delicate from cȳme beautiful

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English cȳmlīċ, from cȳme (“fine, exquisite”).

    From Wiktionary

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