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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. according with custom or propriety;
- Example: "her becoming modesty"
- Example: "comely behavior"
- Example: "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"
- Example: "a decent burial"
- Example: "seemly behavior"
[syn: becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemly]

2. very pleasing to the eye;
- Example: "my bonny lass"
- Example: "there's a bonny bay beyond"
- Example: "a comely face"
- Example: "young fair maidens"
[syn: bonny, bonnie, comely, fair, sightly]

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4 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Comely \Come"ly\ (k[u^]m"l[y^]), a. [Compar. Comelier; superl. Comeliest.] [OE. comeliche, AS. cyml[imac]c; cyme suitable (fr. cuman to come, become) + l[imac]c like.] 1. Pleasing or agreeable to the sight; well-proportioned; good-looking; handsome. [1913 Webster] He that is comely when old and decrepit, surely was very beautiful when he was young. --South. [1913 Webster] Not once perceive their foul disfigurement But boast themselves more comely than before. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Suitable or becoming; proper; agreeable. [1913 Webster] This is a happier and more comely time Than when these fellows ran about the streets, Crying confusion. --Shak. [1913 Webster] It is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely. --Ps. cxlvii. 1. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Comely \Come"ly\, adv. In a becoming manner. --Ascham. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

comely adj 1: according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior" [syn: becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemly] 2: very pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens" [syn: bonny, bonnie, comely, fair, sightly]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "comely": Junoesque, agreeable, amply endowed, appealing, appropriate, apt, attractive, beauteous, beautiful, becoming, befitting, bonny, braw, built, built for comfort, buxom, callipygian, callipygous, civilized, clean, clean-cut, comme il faut, conforming, correct, curvaceous, curvy, fair, felicitous, fit, fitting, goddess-like, good-looking, goodly, handsome, happy, inspired, just, likely, lovely, lovely to behold, neat, nice, personable, pleasing, pneumatic, presentable, pretty, proper, pulchritudinous, seemly, shapely, sightly, slender, stacked, statuesque, trim, well-built, well-chosen, well-expressed, well-favored, well-formed, well-made, well-proportioned, well-put, well-shaped, well-stacked, wholesome, winsome