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"Good-looking" is an adjective which is often translated as "guapo", and "pretty" is an adjective which is often translated as "bonito". Learn more about the difference between "good-looking" and "pretty" below.
good-looking
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. guapo
I wish I could meet a good-looking guy that wants to be in a relationship.Ojalá encontrara a un tipo atractivo que quiera estar en pareja.
b. bien parecido
I think Fred is funny, smart, and good-looking.Fred me parece inteligente, gracioso y bien parecido.
c. lindo
I'm more interested in a partner that is a good person rather than just good-looking.Me interesa más una pareja que sea buena persona en lugar de solo linda.
d. atractivo
I was voted the most good-looking guy in my high school.Salí votado como el tipo más atractivo de mi escuela secundaria.
e. buen mozo
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Our daughter's new boyfriend is charming and good-looking.El nuevo novio de nuestra hija es encantador y buen mozo.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (beautiful)
a. bonito
Look at that pretty girl with her mother.Mira a esa niña bonita con su madre.
b. lindo
The moon is so bright and pretty tonight.La luna es tan brillante y linda esta noche.
c. guapo (person)
All the girls in the band are so pretty.Todas las chicas del grupo son muy guapas.
d. hermoso
Your dress is so pretty, where did you get it?Tu vestido está hermoso, ¿dónde lo conseguiste?
e. mono
Fiona's little girl is very pretty.La niñita de Fiona es muy mona.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (considerably)
a. bastante
It turns out it is pretty hard.Resulta que es bastante duro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to adorn; used with "up")
a. emperejilar
I can't stand seeing such young girls all prettied up as if they were models.No me gusta nada ver a niñas tan jóvenes todas emperejiladas como si fueran modelos.
b. emperifollar
Alice is still upstairs prettying herself up for prom.Alice aún está arriba emperifollándose para el baile de fin de curso.
c. engalanar
We're going to pretty up the garden and have the wedding reception there.Vamos a engalanar el jardín y hacer la boda allí.
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