from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Beautiful, especially to the sight.

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  • adj. beautiful

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of beauty; beautiful; very handsome.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. (poetic )beautiful, especially to the sight


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    November 14, 2009

  • beautiful, especially to the sight (poetic).

    October 31, 2007