The definition of comely is an attractive person.
Audrey Hepburn is an example of a comely woman.
Pleasing and wholesome in appearance; attractive.
Pleasant to look at; attractive; fair.
Seemly; decorous; proper.
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”).