1. pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
- very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome
Similar word(s): beautiful
- a freehanded host
- a handsome allowance
- her fond and openhanded grandfather
Sentences with handsome as an adjective:
- a handsome man; a handsome garment, house, tree, horse.
- a handsome style, etc.
- Handsome is as handsome does.
- a handsome salary
1. (transitive, obsolete) To render handsome.