Comely meaning

kŭmlē
The definition of comely is an attractive person.

Audrey Hepburn is an example of a comely woman.

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Pleasing and wholesome in appearance; attractive.
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Suitable; seemly.

Comely behavior.

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Pleasant to look at; attractive; fair.
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Seemly; decorous; proper.
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(of a person) Pleasing or attractive to the eye.
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Suitable or becoming; proper; agreeable.
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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