• (obsolete, said of things and people) Dexterous; skillful
  • Suitable or fit in action; marked with propriety and ease; graceful; becoming; appropriate.

    "a handsome style, etc."

  • Having a good appearance
  • (of a woman) Striking, impressive and elegantly proportioned, though not typically beautiful.
  • Ample; moderately large.

    "a handsome salary"

  • (of a man) Visually attractive; pleasant looking.

    "a handsome man; a handsome garment, house, tree, horse."

  • Generous or noble in character

    "Handsome is as handsome does."


  • (transitive, obsolete) To render handsome.

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