dialectal, chiefly England : pleasant, agreeable, comfortable
dialectal, chiefly England : comely, attractive
dialectal, chiefly England : handy

Word History


Middle English, from Old English gecwēme; akin to Middle Dutch bequame pleasant, fitting, Old High German biquāmi fitting, suitable, Old Norse kvæmr coming; derivative from the root of English come

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“Queme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/queme. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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