Definition of Homelier

1. Adjective. (comparative of homely) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homelier

1. homely [adj] - See also: homely

Lexicographical Neighbors of Homelier

homegroup
homegroups
homegrown
homeland
homelands
homeless
homeless dumping
homeless person
homeless persons
homeless shelter
homeless shelters
homeless youth
homelessly
homelessness
homelessnesses
homelier (current term)
homeliest
homelife
homelike
homelily
homeliness
homelinesses
homeling
homelings
homelives
homely
homelyn
homelyness
homelyns
homemade

Literary usage of Homelier

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"The Stars and Stripes were everywhere, from the costliest silk, twenty, thirty, forty feet in length, to the homelier bunting, down to the few inches of ..."

2. The Theological Review: A Quarterly Journal of Religious Thought and Life by Charles Beard (1869)
"... to the confusion of morality and a low estimate of the simple and homelier virtues, let it not be forgotten that the true reviver and minstrel of this ..."

3. Reporting Reminiscences by William Carnie (1902)
"... snow-white flounce or homelier wincey —all made lovelier by their inhabitants—whirling, setting, crossing hands, down the middle and up again, ..."

4. Joint Documents ... for the Year by Michigan Legislature (1893)
"Indeed he went so far as to vow that he would shoot any man that was homelier. To his utter amazement he one day met a Mr. B whom he thought actually ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"I suppose there is not a homelier one than you in ... Still, you must have seen some homelier than I in your travels abroad ? The Virgin save us! what a ..."

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