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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

You see George Clooney, and you think he's suave and handsome and really charming, but he's such a goofball!
Britt Robertson

Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love.
Honore de Balzac

The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
George Eliot

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

How do I stay so healthy and boyishly handsome? It's simple. I drink the blood of young runaways.
William Shatner
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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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