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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.

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.

The restaurant comes to the rescue with handsome wraps for a mere $12.

On that night, I met this kind, handsome, southern gentleman who would love me like I’ve never been loved.

I think everybody would like to be handsome and good at karate.

The handsome Alexander Gilkes is one of the best-connected tastemakers on the art scene.

Mark Reay is a handsome model-turned-photographer who is homeless, living in a secret ‘nest’ on top of an apartment building.

Creator Takeuchi has described the handsome, older (than Sailor Moon) boy as her favorite character in the series.

Why aren't you as handsome and/or Canadian as Justin Bieber?

In such conditions many kinds which do not flourish very freely in the open garden, grow into handsome specimens.

Of course, most specimens are probably taken up in the summer when the handsome foliage attracts the eye.

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.

This is certainly handsome, and I acknowledge the courtesy, though I shall not accept the invitation.

At the age of forty-five Monte Irvin was not ill-looking, and, indeed, was sometimes spoken of as handsome.

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What are other ways to say handsome?

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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On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to handsome, such as: attractive, beautiful, clean-cut, dapper, elegant, and good-looking.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.