(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Not handsome or beautiful: homely, plain, unattractive, unlovely. Idioms: not much for looks, not much to look at, short on looks. See BEAUTIFUL.

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  • Uncomely — Un*come ly, a. Not comely. adv. In an uncomely manner. 1 Cor. vii. 36. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uncomely — index unbecoming Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • uncomely — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • uncomely — 1. adjective Not comely. 2. adverb In an uncomely way; inappropriately, unappealingly. The first troupe was a monstrous rablement / Of fowle misshapen wights, of which some were / Headed like Owles, with beckes vncomely bent [...] …   Wiktionary

  • uncomely — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • uncomely — Synonyms and related words: beautiless, blemished, blotted, cacophonic, cacophonous, defaced, disfigured, dysphemistic, dysphemized, hideous, homely, ill favored, ill looking, inappropriate, inapt, inelegant, inept, malapropos, marred, plain,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • uncomely — adj. Body and Soul, 59 …   Oldest English Words

  • uncomely — adjective archaic 1》 (of a woman) not attractive. 2》 not agreeable or suitable …   English new terms dictionary

  • uncomely — a. Homely, plain, unlovely, ill favored, ugly …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • uncomely — un·comely …   English syllables

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