m) KEY ADJECTIVE: hand·som·er
- Pleasing and dignified in form or appearance. See Synonyms at beautiful.
- Generous or copious: a handsome reward. See Synonyms at liberal.
- Marked by or requiring skill dexterity: did some handsome maneuvers on the skating rink.
- Appropriate or fitting: a handsome location for the new school.
- Large: a handsome price; won by a handsome margin.
Middle English handsom
(from Old English) + -som
, n. suff.
; see -some1OTHER FORMS:handsome·ly(Adverb)