Translation of homely in Spanish:

homely

Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊmli/

adjective/adjetivo (-lier, -liest)

  • 1.1 [meal/food] casero; [atmosphere/room/furnishings] acogedor, hogareño a homely woman (British English/inglés británico) una mujer muy de su casa
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    • Contact sessions are held in purposefully homely rooms with comfortable easy chairs and lots of toys, games and activities.
    • It is one of the most homely places in town where a warm welcome and friendly smile awaits all visitors.
    • There's a warm and homely atmosphere to go with the fare of traditional country cooking and game.
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    • Nestled among her descriptions of food at posh New York restaurants is a handful of recipes for the simple, homely food that she cooks at home.
    • Mary was blessed with a natural and homely disposition.
    • The Chinese have an ordinary homely dish made of fish head stewed with tofu, which is bland and believed to be healthy.
    1.2 (plain, ugly) (American English/inglés norteamericano) feo
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    • At first glance, it would seem that the decision to cast the luminous Greta Garbo as the homely Christina is Hollywood historical revisionism at its most overt.
    • An older, very homely woman answered and let him in.
    • Not for the first time, I wished I was homely and forgettable.

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Did you know that the primary meaning of almuerzo is lunch? It is used only in this sense in most of Latin America. In Spain and Mexico, where comida is the usual word for lunch, almuerzo can also be a mid-morning snack.