—adj. 1. charmingly or exquisitely beautiful: a lovely flower. 2. having a beauty that appeals to the heart or mind as well as to the eye, as a person or a face.
3. delightful; highly pleasing: to have a lovely time. 4. of a great moral or spiritual beauty: a lovely character.
—n. 1. Informal.a beautiful woman, esp. a show girl.
2. any person or thing that is pleasing, highly satisfying, or the like: Every car in the new line is a lovely.