handsome
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handsome(
hahn
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suhm
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (good-looking)
a. guapo
Look at that handsome guy by the fountain.Mira ese tipo guapo cerca de la fuente.
b. bien parecido
My son is intelligent, handsome, and kind.Mi hijo es inteligente, bien parecido y amable.
c. apuesto
Laura is a handsome and accomplished young woman.Laura es una joven apuesta y talentosa.
d. buen mozo
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
As charming and handsome as he may be, he's still a jerk.Por muy encantador y buen mozo que sea, sigue siendo mala onda.
2. (attractive or well-made)
a. magnífico
A handsome monument has just been erected in the square.Acaban de erigir un magnífico monumento en la plaza.
b. espléndido
What a handsome stallion you have, Lady Winter.Qué caballo tan espléndido tienes, señora Winter.
c. bello
The city center looks so handsome done up in Christmas lights.El centro se ve tan bello decorado con luzes navideñas.
3. (substantial)
a. considerable
Linda has donated a handsome number of boxes of food to the hurricane victims.Linda donó un número considerable de cajas de comida a las víctimas del huracán.
b. amplio
The ruling party won the elections with a handsome majority.El partido del gobierno ganó las elecciones por amplia mayoría.
c. generoso
I was paid a handsome amount of money.Me pagaron una generosa suma de dinero.
d. cuantioso
The interested party has offered a handsome sum for our farm.Los interesados nos ofrecieron una cantidad cuantiosa por nuestra granja.
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handsome
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (man)
a. atractivo
b. guapo
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. lindo
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (woman)
a. distinguida
3. (animal)
a. hermoso(a), bello(a)
4. (building)
a. elegante, bello(a)
5. (praise)
a. generoso(a)
6. (price, profit)
a. considerable
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handsome [ˈhænsəm]
adjective
handsomer (comparative)handsomest (superlative)
1 (attractive) [+man] guapo; bien parecido; [+building, house, furniture] bello; espléndido
a tall boy with a handsome face un chico alto y guapo de cara; a handsome woman una mujer or señora de bandera; una buena moza; (LAm) a handsome animal un magnífico animal
2 (considerable) [+fortune, profit] cuantioso; [+salary, sum] generoso; espléndido; [+increase, rise] importante
to make a handsome profit (on sth) conseguir cuantiosos beneficios (de algo)
3 (convincing) [+win, victory] amplio; holgado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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