lovely has definitions from the fields of photography,work
[ adjective ] appealing to the emotions as well as the eye

Used in print

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

Certainly not in Orchestra_hall where he has played countless recitals , and where Thursday night he celebrated his 20th season with the Chicago_Symphony_orchestra , playing the Brahms_Concerto with his own slashing , demon-ridden cadenza melting into the high , pale , pure and lovely song with which a violinist unlocks the heart of the music , or forever finds it closed .

(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)

They were further stripped of old_wives'_tales by seeing the slender , lovely Russian girls performing feats requiring tremendous strength - and with not one bulging muscle .

(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)

Her voice shook with feeling , and he thought it lovely .

(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)

`` Those lovely whorls '' , he chortled .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

Old_Order , acted and atonally sung by Grunnfeu_Arapacis , the lovely Serbantian import , then entered and delivered the well-known invocation to the god Phineoppus , whereupon the stage is quite unexpectedly visited by a company of wandering Gorshek priests , symbolizing Love , Lust , Prudence and General_Motors , respectively .

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[ adjective ] lovable especially in a childlike or naive way


endearing adorable

Used in print

(The Providence Journal...)

Just as exciting but in a more technically proficient way is Laura_Stuart , whose complete control of her every movement is lovely to watch .

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[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 5869
[ noun ] (photography,work) a very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model


pin-up cover_girl

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