Homely: adjective: lacking in physical attractiveness; not beautiful; unattractive

Source: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/homely

From: “What You Pawn I Will Redeem” by Sherman Alexie

” “Hey, ” I said, “you’ve got to have a home to be that homely.” He just laughed and flipped me the eagle and walked away.”

Homely is used to describe how ugly the homeless person that the protagonist is talking to, in a joking manner.

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