1. Properly, becoming; suitable: whence, handsome; graceful. Applied to person or form, it denotes symmetry or due proportion, but it expresses less than beautiful or elegant.
I have seen a son of Jesse--comely person. 1 Sam. 16.
I will not conceal his comely proportion. Job 41.
2. Decent; suitable; proper; becoming; suited to time, place, circumstances or persons.
Praise is comely for the upright. Ps. 33.
It is comely that a woman pray to God uncovered? 1 Cor. 11.
O what a world is this, when what is comely envenoms him that bears it.
COMELY, adv. Handsomely; gracefully.