lovely

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlʌvli/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlʌvli/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(luvlē)


Inflections of 'lovely' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
lovelier
adj comparative
loveliest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'lovely' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": lovelies
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lovely

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. what a lovely [thought, day, idea, suggestion]
  2. is a lovely [dress, color]
  3. a lovely [home, house, family, garden]
  4. a lovely bunch of [flowers, coconuts]
  5. my lovely wife and children
  6. what a lovely little [town, place, girl, hotel, book]
  7. has a lovely view of [downtown, the river]
  8. we had a lovely [time, evening, vacation]
  9. has a lovely [laugh, personality, figure]
  10. has a lovely [singing, speaking] voice
  11. has lovely [brown, big] eyes
  12. [the view, that dress] is really lovely
  13. is sweet and lovely (in every way)
  14. you look lovely today
  15. is (so) lovely out today
  16. lovely and [kind, clean, amazing, warm]
  17. was lovely to [see, meet] you
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