Definition of handsome:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: adjective

Comely; becoming; liberal.

part of speech: adjective

Good- looking: with dignity: liberal or noble: generous: ample.

part of speech: adjective

Pleasing to look upon; well formed; elegantly dressed; graceful; liberal; generous; ample.

part of speech: adverb


Usage examples for handsome:

  • Oh, very handsome very handsome of course. "Marcella", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  • " Handsome is not the word for beauty such as hers," was Mr. Carlyle's reply, in a low, warm tone. "East Lynne", Mrs. Henry Wood.
  • How handsome Mrs. Pontellier looked! "The Awakening and Selected Short Stories", Kate Chopin.
  • She's very handsome isn't she? "The Port of Adventure", Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson.

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