hand·some / ˈhansəm/ • adj. (-som·er , -som·est ) 1. (of a man) good-looking. ∎ (of a woman) striking and imposing in good looks rather than conventionally pretty. ∎ (of a thing) well made, imposing, and of obvious quality: handsome cookbooks a handsome country town. 2. (of a number, sum of money, or margin) substantial: elected by a handsome majority. ∎ generous; liberal: a handsome gift. DERIVATIVES: hand·some·ly adv. hand·some·ness n.
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