homely

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源自中古英語 homlyhoomlyhamely (家庭的,熟悉的,平常的),源自古英語 *hāmlīc (家的),源自原始西日耳曼語 *haimalīk (家的),等价于home +‎ -ly。同源词包括低地蘇格蘭語 hamely (个人的,私人的)西弗里斯蘭語 heimelik荷蘭語 heimelijk (秘密的,暗中的)德語 heimlich (秘密的,暗中的)丹麥語 hemmelig (秘密的)瑞典語 hemlig (秘密的,掩盖的)法羅語 heimligur (像家的)冰島語 heimlegur (家里的;平常的)

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  • (英國) IPA(幫助)/ˈhəʊmli/
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  • (美國) 英語發音hōmʹlēIPA(幫助)/ˈhoʊmli/
  • 韻部:-əʊmli
  • 斷字:home‧ly

形容词[编辑]

homely (比較級 homelier more homely最高級 homeliest most homely)

  1. 的,像家的,合适家的,像家一样舒服[自14世纪初叶]
    • 1946, George Orwell, Politics and the English Language:
      An interesting illustration of this is the way in which the English flower names which were in use till very recently are being ousted by Greek ones, snapdragon becoming antirrhinum, forget-me-not becoming myosotis, etc. It is hard to see any practical reason for this change of fashion: it is probably due to an instinctive turning-away from the more homely word and a vague feeling that the Greek word is scientific.
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    • 2014年1月5日,“Mowgli's Cub”,出自 The Jungle Book:
      Mowgli: "Oh, don't worry Chota, it may not be homely, but I can warm it up."
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  2. (加拿大美國) 长得的,相貌平庸
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    • 1932Delos W. LovelaceKing Kong,出版年份1965, 頁號6:
      "I can't send a young, pretty girl, or for that matter even a homely one if you'd have her, on a job like this without telling her what to expect."
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    • 1958, Vladimir Nabokov, 章號 15, 出自 Lolita:
      You see, she sees herself as a starlet; I see her as a sturdy, healthy but decidedly homely kid.
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    反義詞: comely
  3. (英國方言) 亲昵的,亲近的关系好的
    • 1563John FoxeFoxe's Book of Martyrs, Chapter on William Thorpe:
      With all these men I was right homely, and communed with them long and oft.
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  4. (英國方言, 指动物) 家养的,驯服
  5. (英國方言) 个人的,私人
  6. (英國方言) 友好的,友善的,平易近人
  7. (印度) 保守注重家庭的
    I am seeking a beautiful homely girl for marriage.
    我想找一个注重家庭的女子结婚。
  8. (古舊) 简易的,平常的,朴实无华[自14世纪末叶]
    a homely garment朴实无华的衣服
    homely fare平平无奇的饭菜
    homely manners简单的礼仪
    • 1731Alexander PopeStrephon and Chloe, Lines 211-212:
      Now Strephon daily entertains
      His Chloe in the homeliest strains.
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    • 2001,Sydney I. Landau, Dictionaries: The Art and Craft of Lexicography,Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, 頁號167:
      There is no simple way to define precisely a complex arrangement of parts, however homely the object may appear to be.
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homely

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homely

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