HyperDic: handsome

English > 2 senses of the word handsome:
ADJECTIVEallhandsome, fine-looking, good-looking, better-looking, well-favored, well-favouredpleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
allhandsome, big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, giving, liberal, openhandedgiven or giving freely
handsome > pronunciation
Soundshhae'nsahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > handsome: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningpleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion.
Example "very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray
Synonymsfine-looking, good-looking, better-looking, well-favored, well-favoured
Broaderbeautifuldelighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
Spanishapuesto, atractivo, guapo
Catalanatractiu, guapo
Nounshandsomenessthe quality of having regular well-defined features (especially of a man)
Adverbshandsomelyin an attractively handsome manner
English > handsome: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningGiven or giving freely.
Example "a handsome allowance"
Synonymsbig, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, giving, liberal, openhanded
Broadergenerouswilling to give and share unstintingly
Spanishdadivoso, desprendido, espléndido, garboso, generoso, magnánime, magnífico, pródigo, rumboso
Catalandesprès, esplèndid, generós, magnànim, magnífic, pròdig, rumbós
Adverbshandsomelyin a generously handsome manner

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