Synonyms for (adjective) handsome

Synonyms: fine-looking, handsome, good-looking, well-favored, well-favoured, better-looking

Definition: pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion

Usage: 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

Similar words: beautiful

Definition: delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration

Usage: a beautiful child; beautiful country; a beautiful painting; a beautiful theory; a beautiful party


Synonyms: big, bighearted, freehanded, openhanded, bounteous, bountiful, giving, handsome, liberal

Definition: given or giving freely

Usage: 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

Similar words: generous

Definition: willing to give and share unstintingly

Usage: a generous donation