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Definition of 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

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

Being handsome wasn't much of a burden. It worked for me.
David Bailey

I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever. I always felt like an outsider.
Elton John

I'm not handsome enough to be James Bond. Maybe a villain, though.
Matt Smith
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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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