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See definition of handsome on Dictionary.com
  • adj.attractive
  • adj.considerable

synonyms for handsome

  • attractive
  • beautiful
  • clean-cut
  • dapper
  • elegant
  • good-looking
  • graceful
  • lovely
  • personable
  • smart
  • smooth
  • stately
  • stylish
  • suave
  • aristocratic
  • august
  • becoming
  • comely
  • fine
  • impressive
  • majestic
  • noble
  • pulchritudinous
  • robust
  • sharp
  • spruce
  • strong
  • virile
  • well-dressed
  • well-proportioned
See also synonyms for: handsomeness
  • ample
  • considerable
  • generous
  • lavish
  • abundant
  • bounteous
  • bountiful
  • large
  • liberal
  • munificent
  • plentiful
  • princely
  • sizable

antonyms for handsome

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  • awkward
  • disagreeable
  • dull
  • homely
  • rough
  • ruffled
  • ugly
  • unfashionable
  • unsophisticated
  • unstylish
  • wrinkled
  • unattractive
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Handsome often implies stateliness or pleasing proportion and symmetry: a handsome man. A person or thing that is beautiful has perfection of form, color, etc., or noble and spiritual qualities: a beautiful landscape, a beautiful woman. That which is lovely is beautiful but in a warm and endearing way: a lovely smile. Pretty implies a moderate but noticeable beauty, emphasizing gracefulness or delicacy: a pretty flower.

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How to use handsome in a sentence

He is, of course, incredibly handsome, and also Irish, traits that go a long way toward attaining “object of desire” status no matter what.
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Carrie claims to be a simple gal despite, at one point, owning $40,000 worth of shoes and thriving on drama, and that’s how she ended up with emotionally unavailable, debatably handsome, wealthy Big, who thinks he can cook.
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We were kicking around ideas about what happens to the geeks when John Daley gets tall and incredibly handsome, and suddenly the popular kids want to hang out with him more.
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The restaurant comes to the rescue with handsome wraps for a mere $12.
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On that night, I met this kind, handsome, southern gentleman who would love me like I’ve never been loved.
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An aesthetic, useful, and ergonomic insulated bottle for wine coupled with an equally handsome high-gloss wine tumbler is a gift that will keep on giving.
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On a flight to Bangkok, she meets a tall, dark, and handsome man sitting in seat 3C named Alex Sokolov.
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In such conditions many kinds which do not flourish very freely in the open garden, grow into handsome specimens.
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Of course, most specimens are probably taken up in the summer when the handsome foliage attracts the eye.
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I heard her say to one of the servants once that my father had been lost on a yacht, and that he was oh, ever such a handsome man.
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