Antonyms of adj homely

4 senses of homely

Sense 1
homely, plain -- (lacking in physical beauty or proportion; "a homely child"; "several of the buildings were downright homely"; "a plain girl with a freckled face")

INDIRECT (VIA unattractive) -> attractive -- (pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations")

Sense 2
homelike, homely, homey, homy -- (having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable; "the homely everyday atmosphere"; "a homey little inn")

INDIRECT (VIA comfortable) -> uncomfortable -- (providing or experiencing physical discomfort; "an uncomfortable chair"; "an uncomfortable day in the hot sun")

Sense 3
homely -- (plain and unpretentious; "homely truths"; "letters to his son full of homely advice"; "homely fare")

INDIRECT (VIA plain) -> fancy -- (not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes")

Sense 4
homely -- (without artificial refinement or elegance; "plain homely furniture"; "homely manners")

INDIRECT (VIA inelegant) -> elegant -- (refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style; "elegant handwriting"; "an elegant dark suit"; "she was elegant to her fingertips"; "small churches with elegant white spires"; "an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid")

Similarity of adj homely

4 senses of homely

Sense 1
homely, plain -- (lacking in physical beauty or proportion; "a homely child"; "several of the buildings were downright homely"; "a plain girl with a freckled face")
       => unattractive (vs. attractive) -- (lacking beauty or charm; "as unattractive as most mining regions")

Sense 2
homelike, homely, homey, homy -- (having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable; "the homely everyday atmosphere"; "a homey little inn")
       => comfortable (vs. uncomfortable), comfy -- (providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal); "comfortable clothes"; "comfortable suburban houses"; "made himself comfortable in an armchair"; "the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable"; "are you comfortable?"; "feeling comfy now?")

Sense 3
homely -- (plain and unpretentious; "homely truths"; "letters to his son full of homely advice"; "homely fare")
       => plain (vs. fancy) -- (not elaborate or elaborated; simple; "plain food"; "stuck to the plain facts"; "a plain blue suit"; "a plain rectangular brick building")

Sense 4
homely -- (without artificial refinement or elegance; "plain homely furniture"; "homely manners")
       => inelegant (vs. elegant) -- (lacking in refinement or grace or good taste)

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