adjective, come·li·er, come·li·est.
Words nearby comely
Origin of comely
SYNONYMS FOR comely
OTHER WORDS FROM comelycome·li·ly, adverbcome·li·ness, nounun·come·ly, adjective
Examples from the Web for comely
Our biggest network comedy stars have almost all had a trim figure and a comely face.
Shortly after midnight, she and her comely 21-year-old daughter, Beatrice, disappeared.
There was no hint of the comely roughness of untidy ivy on a ruin.Incredible Adventures|Algernon Blackwood
Husband and wife work together; just now the latter, a comely young woman, is eating her dinner of dry bread and green pickles.How the Other Half Lives|Jacob A. Riis
Comely the creature is, but the comeliness is not of this world.Eothen|A. W. Kinglake
Never had he seemed so fair in her sight—tall and comely as a young pine, of a beauty beyond that of any man she had ever seen.Pharais and The Mountain Lovers|Fiona Macleod
Philammon stooped, and lifted from the ground a comely negro-woman, weeping, and shivering in a few tattered remnants of clothing.Hypatia|Charles Kingsley