from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Beautiful, especially to the sight.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Possessing beauty; sensuously beautiful.
  • Synonyms Handsome, Pretty, etc. See beautiful.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Mostly poetic Full of beauty; beautiful; very handsome.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective archaic beautiful

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (poetic )beautiful, especially to the sight


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  • beautiful, especially to the sight (poetic).

    October 31, 2007

  • This word is absolutely horrible. Or should I say horrideous?

    November 14, 2009