good-looking

adjective
pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion (Freq. 1)
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a fine-looking woman

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a good-looking man

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better-looking than her sister

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"very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray

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"our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman

Similar to: ↑beautiful
Derivationally related forms: ↑handsomeness (for: ↑handsome)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Good-looking — Good look ing, a. Handsome; fine looking; as, a good looking man. Syn: fine looking, better looking, handsome, well favored, well favoured. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • good-looking — /good look ing/, adj. of good or attractive appearance; handsome or beautiful: a good looking young man; a good looking hat. [1770 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • good-looking — adj someone who is good looking is attractive >good looker n see usage note ↑beautiful …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • good-looking — [good′look′iŋ] adj. pleasing in appearance; beautiful or handsome SYN. BEAUTIFUL …   English World dictionary

  • good-looking — comely, pretty, bonny, fair, beauteous, pulchritudinous, handsome, *beautiful, lovely Analogous words: attractive, alluring, charming (see under ATTRACT): pleasing, *pleasant, agreeable …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • good-looking — [adj] handsome attractive, beauteous, beautiful, clean cut, comely, fair, impressive, lovely, pretty, pulchritudinous, righteous; concept 579 Ant. dull, homely, ugly …   New thesaurus

  • good-looking — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ attractive …   English terms dictionary

  • good-looking — better looking, best looking ADJ GRADED Someone who is good looking has an attractive face. Cassandra noticed him because he was good looking. ...a good looking woman …   English dictionary

  • good-looking — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ He was tall and fairly good looking. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • good-looking — adjective someone who is good looking has an attractive face see beautiful good looker noun (C) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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