Definition of Homelily

1. adv. Plainly; inelegantly.

Definition of Homelily

1. Adverb. In a homely way; plainly; inelegantly. ¹

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Definition of Homelily

1. in a homely manner [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Homelily

homelands
homeless
homeless dumping
homeless person
homeless persons
homeless shelter
homeless shelters
homeless youth
homelessly
homelessness
homelessnesses
homelier
homeliest
homelife
homelike
homelily (current term)
homeliness
homelinesses
homeling
homelings
homelives
homely
homelyn
homelyness
homelyns
homemade
homemaker
homemaker services
homemakers
homemaking

Literary usage of Homelily

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

1. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1837)
"... that it has been described in the precious autobiographical fragment- already alluded to—a fragment, which may be homelily characterized as being Walter ..."

2. The Spider and the Fly: Together with an Attributed Interlude Entitled by John Heywood (1908)
"And thereby Be warned to talk truly and homelily. They will do so (quoth the ant) I dare say; So will the flies then (quoth th'other) I dare swear. ..."

3. Memoirs of the Life of the Rt. Hon. Richard Brinsley Sheridan by Thomas Moore (1866)
"When it is recollected, too, that the person thus homelily employed was gifted with every charm that could adorn and delight society, it would be difficult, ..."

4. Musical history, biography, and criticism: Being a General Survey of Music by George Hogarth (1835)
"When it is recollected, too, that the person thus homelily employed was gifted with every charm that could adorn and delight society, it would be difficult, ..."

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