comely comely  /ˈkəm li/


  1. (adj) according with custom or propriety
  2. (adj) very pleasing to the eye


  1. The comely, country fashions sported by Texas polygamists while fighting to regain custody of their children are now available in youth sizes on the Web.
  2. A thousand years ago in Ancient Erin, there lived a wee Leprechaun who searched for a comely bride.
  3. At Tragedy's feet kneel three comely nude women, representing the three fates and mourners for the victims.


  1. Watch Mila Kunis Go Green For 'Oz The Great And Powerful'

    There's no place like...the makeup chair? That is, if you're looking to transform from a comely young woman into a wicked witch green with envy, which is exactly what actress Mila Kunis did for her role in "Oz the Great and Powerful," hitting DVD and Blu-ray tomorrow. In celebration of the fantasy film's home release, [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MTV

  2. Movie review: 'Violet & Daisy' loses its nerve

    Oscar-winner Geoffrey Fletcher's blood-splattered tale of comely teen assassins on a murderous spree ultimately falls victim to a credibility gap. Of all the things I imagined Oscar-winner Geoffrey Fletcher might choose for his directing debut, "Violet & Daisy," the story of two teenage assassins on the loose in New York City, was not on the list.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times


  1. By way of introduction, Durbin noted that Ms. Jolie is "is a comely actress whom I had a chance to meet a year or two ago when she came to town in her capacity as goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees."
    on Mar 14, 2007 By: Dick Durbin Source:

  2. "Aye, you're a comely lass," said Squire Barack, as my tresses tumbled over my stays and his riding crop fluttered teasingly up my thigh. "But I don't need to go a-wenchin' in the White House Press Room."
    on Jan 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: National Review Online

  3. "They'll run first and second, just like Dad did with Star Watch and Comely Girl," Waterhouse said.
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Gai Waterhouse Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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