The opening line of “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,” a poem by Christopher Marlowe.
[kuhm-lee] /ˈkʌm li/ adjective, comelier, comeliest. 1. pleasing in appearance; attractive; fair: a comely face. 2. proper; seemly; becoming: comely behavior. /ˈkʌmlɪ/ adjective -lier, -liest 1. good-looking; attractive adj. “beautiful, handsome,” c.1400, probably from Old English cymlic “lovely, splendid, finely made,” from cyme “exquisite, glorious, delicate,” from West Germanic *kumi- “delicate, feeble” (cf. Old High […]
[kuh-mee-nee-uh s] /kəˈmi ni əs/ noun 1. John Amos (Jan Amos Komenský) 1592–1670, Moravian educational reformer and bishop. /kəˈmeɪnɪəs/ noun 1. John Amos, Czech name Jan Amos Komensky. 1592–1670, Czech educational reformer
- Come of
verb (intransitive, preposition) 1. to be descended from 2. to result from: nothing came of his experiments see: come out of
- Come of age
see: of age