How lovely it would be to live in a world as imagined by fashion designers.
They also discussed—and this is lovely—how “minority-outreach programs were not fit for the Republican Party.”
Ben Affleck, still feeling his oats on a Sunday morning, mauls a lovely French journalist and suggests she do the show topless.
We would go home together and have a lovely time, and then where did they go?
But Still Walking is bathed in lovely summer light, and it floats on air.
Sarah Pugh, the lovely Quaker, was ever her close friend and helper.
She is a lovely creature; and how she will love whenever she does love!
I think Young People is lovely, and I would not like to be without it.
If the rest of her works like that, she ought to be a lovely study in engineering.
lovely Dolores Valois listens meekly to her husband's plans.
Old English luflic "affectionate, loveable;" see love (n.) + -ly (1). The modern sense of "lovable on account of beauty, attractive" is from c.1300, "applied indiscriminately to all pleasing material objects, from a piece of plum-cake to a Gothic cathedral" [George P. Marsh, "The Origin and History of the English Language," 1862].
An attractive woman: where flabby lovelies in polka-dot bikinis lobbed beachballs around (1940s+)