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Definition of Handsome

Handsome

  1. Dexterous; skillful; handy; ready; convenient; -- applied to things as persons.
  2. 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; as, a handsome man or woman; a handsome garment, house, tree, horse.
  3. Suitable or fit in action; marked with propriety and ease; graceful; becoming; appropriate; as, a handsome style, etc.
  4. Evincing a becoming generosity or nobleness of character; liberal; generous.
  5. Ample; moderately large.

Handsome Quotations

I don't see myself as extremely handsome. I just figure I can charm you into liking me.
Wesley Snipes

You know, I looked at my face in the mirror this morning, and I like being old. My face has more content and when I train in the gym now, I am not training to be strong or handsome - just better than I was yesterday. These days the race is just against myself.
Jean-Claude Van Damme

'Handsome' means many things to many people. If people consider me handsome, I feel flattered - and have my parents to thank for it. Realistically, it doesn't hurt to be good-looking, especially in this business.
Richard Chamberlain

I'm a handsome man with a charming personality.
Gabe Newell

He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
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Handsome Translations

handsome in Afrikaans is deftig, mooi
handsome in Dutch is fijn, schoon, net, fraai, knap, mooi
handsome in Finnish is kaunis
handsome in French is beau
handsome in Latin is pulcher pulchra pulchrum, bellus, speciosus
handsome in Spanish is bonito
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