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Definitions of "handsome"

  • adjective
  • Pleasing in form or appearance, especially having strong or distinguished features. adjective
  • Having stately or attractive proportions or appearance; impressive: synonym: beautiful. adjective
  • Large in amount or measure; generous or considerable. adjective
  • Marked by or requiring skill or dexterity. adjective
  • Appropriate or fitting. adjective
  • To make handsome; render pleasing or attractive.
  • Easy to handle or use; handy; ready; convenient.
  • Agreeable to the eye or to correct taste; pleasing in proportions and aspect; having symmetry or harmony of parts; well formed and well attired, equipped, or arrayed: as, a handsome person or face; a handsome building; a handsome display.
  • Graceful in manner; marked by propriety and ease; becoming; appropriate: as, a handsome style; a handsome delivery or address.
  • Such as to suit one's convenience or desires; ample; large; on a liberal scale: as, a handsome income or outlay.
  • Characterized by or expressive of generosity or magnanimity: as, a handsome apology; a handsome action.
  • Synonyms Pretty, Fair, etc. See beautiful.
  • To render handsome. transitive verb
  • Dexterous; skillful; handy; ready; convenient; -- applied to things as persons. adjective
  • Agreeable to the eye or to correct taste; having a pleasing appearance or expression; attractive; having symmetry and dignity; comely; -- expressing more than pretty, and less than beautiful adjective
  • Suitable or fit in action; marked with propriety and ease; graceful; becoming; appropriate adjective
  • Evincing a becoming generosity or nobleness of character; liberal; generous. adjective
  • Ample; moderately large. adjective

The word "handsome" in example sentences

"I give it up," said I. "It's because I'm so _handsome_ -- we're _all_ handsome, you know, and. [The Martian]

But the word handsome did not even approach the glory of Alec Aarronson.. [Rhapsody In Time]

But the word handsome did not even approach the glory of Alec Aarronson.. [Rhapsody In Time]

But still he is not quite a — what one calls a handsome man, nor quite. [The Old Curiosity Shop]

I, prompted by that worst of devils, poverty, returned to the vile practice, and made the advantage of what they call a handsome face to be the relief to my necessities, and beauty be a pimp to vice.. [Moll Flanders]

“I'm not sure about the word handsome,” Joseph said.. [Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe]

“I'm not sure about the word handsome,” Joseph said.. [Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe]

If I'm going to ride what he calls the handsome, Jake thought, I'd just as soon go with plenty of company.. [The Waste Lands]

I often reflected how my lover at the Bath, struck at the hand of God, repented and abandoned me, and refused to see me any more, though he loved me to an extreme; but I, prompted by that worst of devils, poverty, returned to the vile practice, and made the advantage of what they call a handsome face to be the relief to my necessities, and beauty be a pimp to vice.. [The Fortunes And Misfortunes Of The Famous Moll Flanders]

Do you not know that the animal, which they call a handsome and beautiful object, is so much more formidable than the Tarantula, as those insects instil something when they touch, but this creature, without even touching, but if a person only looks at it, though from a very great distance, instils something of such potency, as to drive people mad?. [The Journal of Abnormal Psychology]

Now that's what I call a handsome mantel; and ain't the marble kept real pretty?. [An Alabaster Box]

The young fellow would probably not have fascinated all women, as he was not what one calls a handsome man; but his features, as a whole, expressed such ardent and sympathetic life, such enthusiasm and energy, that they doubtless engaged the thoughts of the girls of his own part -- those sunburnt girls of the. [The Fortune of the Rougons]

But still he is not quite a-- what one calls a handsome man, nor quite a young man neither, which might be a little excuse for him if anything could be; whereas his wife is young, and is good-looking, and is a woman -- which is the greatest thing after all. '. [The Old Curiosity Shop]

It seems to me that I have never yet seen what I call a handsome man, whose features had not a certain sweet gravity, a sort of melancholy defiance, in them which neutralized the effect of any effeminacy which mere beauty must have had; and imparted to them. [Confession, or, the Blind Heart; a Domestic Story]

"Bravo!" exclaimed another, "that's what I call handsome; let's all kiss him, ladies.". [Snarley-yow or The Dog Fiend]

God, repented and abandoned me, and refused to see me any more, though he loved me to an extreme; but I, prompted by that worst of devils, poverty, returned to the vile practice, and made the advantage of what they call a handsome face to be the relief to my necessities, and beauty be a pimp to vice.. [The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders]

Handsome on Social Media

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ronin_888
Ronin_888
2019-06-27

@loopsjongin: handsome cutie

ElyneKhoo
ElyneKhoo
2019-06-27

@kkulyohan: pt. 3) OP said it’s really hard to find handsome guys in Jungnang-gu, but to see Yohan who is also now famous in Jeonguk-gu(…

absoIuth
AbsoIuth
2019-06-27

@jjkswag97 Worldwide handsome

nhnsr
Nhnsr
2019-06-27

@virgoars: YOUNGJAE IS SO HANDSOME

DeiLoki
DeiLoki
2019-06-27

@neilhimself: Lots of questions about the costumes..."How Good Omens' costume designer dressed the show's handsome devils (and angels)"…

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