What does the word plain mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Clearly.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Plainly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Plainness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Flat; smooth; easy; readily understood.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Lowly; unlearned; unadorned; unpretending; simple.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Lacking personal beauty.

Usage examples for plain

  1. It was so plain why he was there. – Jan and Her Job by L. Allen Harker
  2. It was plain the last time that you were here, but I did not speak of it- it is plain to- day! – Foes by Mary Johnston
  3. When they had brought them outside, they said, Run for your life; do not look behind you nor stay anywhere in the plain. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent