handsome handsome  /ˈhæn səm/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
  2. (adj) given or giving freely

Usage(s):

  1. In his portrayal of a scared, flailing husband, Pitt managed to do that tricky thing: make audiences forget that he's a big, handsome Movie Star.
  2. And Ted Bundy was handsome and cultured and charming.
  3. In dramatizing the torment of Jesus' last 12 hours, he has made a serious, handsome, excruciating film that radiates total commitment.

News

  1. Hollywood Silver Foxes: Anderson Cooper, Jay Leno and More Stars Who Prove Gray is Sexy

    They're handsome, famous, successful and did we mention they don't dye their hair? For some leading men in Hollywood, showing off gray hair isn't just a trend for red carpet...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: E! Online

  2. NSA Leaker Snowden is 'Handsome' Hero in China

    NSA leaker Edward Snowden has reached hero status for many Chinese internet users. His Chinese fans on Sina Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, have posted Snowden’s old modelling photos and “Snowden Handsome” is the first result to come back when his last name is entered...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC News via Yahoo! News

  3. Snowden Is 'Handsome' Hero in China

    NSA leaker Edward Snowden has reached hero status for many Chinese internet users. His Chinese fans on Sina Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, have posted Snowden’s old modelling photos and “Snowden Handsome” is the first result to come back when his last name is entered...        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "Rasmussen is the most handsome prime minister in Europe," Berlusconi said then to the surprise of his Danish counterpart and reporters alike. "I'm thinking of introducing him to my wife because he's much more handsome than Cacciari."
    on Jan 31, 2007 By: Silvio Berlusconi Source: FOXNews

  2. "He has that fatal combination for women of being handsome and mysterious. When I first met him he caught my attention as a very intelligent person, very cultured and very austere," she said.
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Michelle Bachelet Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "He was a handsome, tall young man and very sweet-natured and seemed to be right for that part," Coppola said Wednesday. "Sam was a good actor. Of course, he comes from a family that had a lot of theatrical activity."
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: Francis Ford Coppola Source: International Herald Tribune

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