adjective (lovelier, loveliest)
- 1Exquisitely beautiful: you have lovely eyes lovely viewsMore example sentences
beautiful, pretty, attractive, good-looking, appealing, handsome, adorable, exquisite, sweet, personable, charming; enchanting, engaging, winsome, seductive, sexy, gorgeous, alluring, ravishing, glamorous• informal tasty, knockout, stunning, drop-dead gorgeouskiller, cute, foxy, hot• formal beauteousscenic, picturesque, pleasing, easy on the eye; magnificent, stunning, splendid
- This addition to the lake will add much to the area and will attract more people to view its lovely scenery.
- He had taken a lovely, sweet, beautiful girl and hurt her terribly, all in the name of revenge.
- The cabins were located on the side of hill with lots of deck room, clean amenities inside and lovely views.
- 1.1 • informal Very pleasant or enjoyable; delightful: we’ve had a lovely day she’s a lovely personMore example sentences
- Those who made the effort to come along enjoyed a lovely meal and an enjoyable night.
- When I rang a few days later she was having a lovely time, marvelling particularly about the scenery.
- I admit to having a crush on him - he has the most gorgeous brown eyes, a wonderful smile and a lovely sense of humour.
noun (plural lovelies)• informal Back to top
- A glamorous woman or girl: a bevy of rock loveliesMore example sentences
- He was with 10 friends who were all eyeing a succession of naked lovelies when one girl approached the celebrity and suggested they drink some shots together.
- I called over the girl that was hovering around, protecting all the lovelies in that corner of the room.
- Surrounded by so many young lovelies (I have often wondered if there are any girls over 25 in Pattaya), how can we compete?
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- I exchanged the computer room for the library which was lovelily quiet - quieter than usual and simply a pleasure to study in.
- There was no ornament else about her, except on her slippers, which were one mass of gleaming emeralds, of various shades of green, all mingling lovelily like the waving of grass in the wind and sun.
- The songs synthesize lots of influences into a cohesive set, where everything flows lovelily for the forty-three-minutes plus of Marry Me.
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- Do most professional astronomers appreciate the loveliness of the heavens?
- It was so calm, so serene; it had an elegant simplicity; a beauty and loveliness that humanity had yet to best.
- No one disputes this exquisite painting's breathtaking loveliness.