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

  • adj. Of a pleasing or attractive appearance; handsome.

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  • adj. attractive

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Handsome; fine-looking.

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

  • adj. pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion


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  • Young, good-looking, I mean _really _good-looking, Harvard undergrad and Dartmouth MBA, engaged to the boss's daughter, pulling down somewhere between two and four hundred big ones a year -- it was enough to make you overlook the fact that he was also a world-class jerk.

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  • And believe me, the old Silver Fox was right -- a good-looking man or woman, and I mean _really _good-looking, can get away with things you'd think a twelve-year-old would spot.

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  • First Impression: Nick is described as a good-looking and goofy guy who loves sports, animals, and children.

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  • He was simpatico, a word Mommee used when she wanted to show that she knew a little Italian, usually referring to good-looking foreign men who had tried to get her to marry them.

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  • If he had not been flung into a muddy ditch, he would probably have been described as good-looking.

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  • Men and women refer to good-looking dates as “arm candy.”

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  • When the good-looking and charismatic Camille Louise Grinberg of The Class accidentally gets pregnant, it starts a bizarre trend in her small, seaside town.

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  • Grace said ... that's a HECK of a lot of good-looking crust on your chicken. the marinade sounds awesome. and yes, i have to snicker at my mental image of you sneaking shots while the builder wasn't looking.

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  • The folks at "Thought You Knew" are back with another calendar, aimed at flouting gender stereotypes in the bicycling community -- and showing off some good-looking bikers at the same time.

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  • Too bad she doesn't look like Sarah Palin or she would have had that money simply donated to her by all the Palin-loving lapdogs out there who only care about Palin because she is good-looking, even though she is dumb as dirt.

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