Associations to the word «Handsome»


HANDSOME, adjective. (obsolete) (said of things and people) Dexterous; skillful
HANDSOME, adjective. (of a man) Visually attractive; pleasant looking.
HANDSOME, adjective. (of a woman) Striking, impressive and elegantly proportioned, though not typically beautiful.
HANDSOME, adjective. Suitable or fit in action; marked with propriety and ease; graceful; becoming; appropriate.
HANDSOME, adjective. Generous or noble in character
HANDSOME, adjective. Ample; moderately large.
HANDSOME, adjective. Having a good appearance
HANDSOME, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To render handsome.

Dictionary definition

HANDSOME, adjective. Pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion; "a fine-looking woman"; "a good-looking man"; "better-looking than her sister"; "very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray; "our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman.
HANDSOME, adjective. Given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather".

Wise words

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?