Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Bringing gain; gainful.
  • adj. Well-formed; handsome; gainly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Gainful.
  • adj. Prepossessing; well-favored.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bringing gain; gainful.
  • Well formed; handsome; gainly.

Etymologies

From gain (“profit, advantage, foredeal, benefit”) +‎ -some. (Wiktionary)
From gain (“straight, direct, immediate, short”) +‎ -some. (Wiktionary)

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