What does lovely mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lovely.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cover girl, pin-up, lovelyadjective

    a very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model

  2. lovelyadjective

    appealing to the emotions as well as the eye

  3. adorable, endearing, lovelyadjective

    lovable especially in a childlike or naive way

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Lovelyadjective

    Amiable; exciting love.

    Etymology: from love.

    The breast of Hecuba,
    When she did suckle Hector, look’d not lovelier
    Than Hector’s forehead. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.

    Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided. 2 Sam. i. 23.

    The flowers which it had press’d
    Appeared to my view,
    More fresh and lovely than the rest,
    That in the meadows grew. John Denham.

    The Christian religion gives us a more lovely character of God than any religion ever did. John Tillotson, Sermons.

    The fair
    With cleanly powder dry their hair;
    And round their lovely breast and head
    Fresh flow’rs their mingl’d odours shed. Matthew Prior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lovely

    having such an appearance as excites, or is fitted to excite, love; beautiful; charming; very pleasing in form, looks, tone, or manner

  2. Lovely

    lovable; amiable; having qualities of any kind which excite, or are fitted to excite, love or friendship

  3. Lovely

    loving; tender

  4. Lovely

    very pleasing; -- applied loosely to almost anything which is not grand or merely pretty; as, a lovely view; a lovely valley; a lovely melody

  5. Lovelyadverb

    in a manner to please, or to excite love

CrunchBase

  1. Lovely

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Editors Contribution

  1. lovely

    Creates a feeling of love.

    The dog is so lovely to see when he cuddles up to our child.


    Submitted by MaryC on August 27, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lovely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2543

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lovely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #401

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lovely' in Adjectives Frequency: #202

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lovely in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lovely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of lovely in a Sentence

  1. Stu Holden:

    She’s a very very very lovely girl. Very attractive and beautiful and has a lot to say for herself, very intelligent, from the moment we buckled our seatbelts until we touched down on the ground, the conversation just kind of took off.

  2. Stuart Rose:

    I've traded with European Union all my life, if I was to say' European Union's all bloody wonderful, they're all lovely, they all love us, there's no bureaucracy, there's no gerrymandering... that would be complete rubbish. European Union has a strange DNA and European Union works.

  3. Alex Plante:

    I think she's going viral because she may be the most relatable cat I've ever seen, who hasn't cried on a treadmill at some point in their lives ? I also think people love a feel-good story and the vets at Northshore Veterinary Hospital are doing such a lovely job working with her. They're clearly super kind and caring people.

  4. Antonio Mohamed:

    I know Mexico's idiosyncrasies very well, it was a place where I always felt wanted. I need to be loved if I am to win. I don't need to win to be loved. And that has generated a lovely commitment.

  5. Scott C. Holstad:

    lately I’ve been feeling like I’ve been mellowing out a bit and at those times my wife lovely reassures me by saying, no, you’re still the same uptight bastard you’ve always been

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