adjective, come·li·er, come·li·est.
SYNONYMS FOR comely
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Origin of comely
OTHER WORDS FROM comelycome·li·ly, adverbcome·li·ness, nounun·come·ly, adjective
Words nearby comely
Example sentences 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.
She turned her comely face to him and he saw smiles round her lips and laughter in her eyes.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Her comely face contrasted pleasantly with the full chin, which bore a trace of the commanding expression of her mother.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
Not (one would say) from either his father or his mother, who were both, to judge from their portraits, very comely persons.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
In due time Mr. Chittenden returned, accompanied by a comely mulatto woman about forty years of age.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
The specimens of type and the woodcuts you have shown me promise a very comely little book.Marguerite|Anatole France