He was short, thin and if not homely, certainly not handsome.
Wow, that is one homely kid.
His verse is homely and direct, and marked by religious fervour and simplicity.
Bluff, hearty, good-natured and simple in his habits, yet he always had a high idea of his own kingly dignity, and his really statesmanlike qualities often surprised foreign diplomats, who were deceived by his homely exterior.
I have had many dog friends--huge mastiffs, soft-eyed spaniels, wood-wise setters and honest, homely bull terriers.