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  • adj. comparative form of handsome: more handsome

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Examples

  • Miss Patty Lockit were both what may be called handsomer girls (and if you asked any persons in company their opinion, they would tell you so) yet their eyes were a direct contradiction to their tongues, by being continually fixed on Miss Jenny; for, while she was in the room, it was impossible to fix them anywhere else.

    The Governess; or, Little Female Academy

  • Indeed, a house is by many considered 'handsomer' than its neighbors, just so far forth as it overtops them.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 4, April, 1864

  • Felix et errabunda XXI not panicking and consulting an expert that the injury to my eye is not serious wandering, a wonderful meal, and la Virgin with W (ti voglio bene, tesoro) furthermore, that W looks so well (and handsomer than ever) a professional fitting and serious French lingerie (changed my life!) that my beloved yoga teacher is back in town …

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Some of them do come in a huff, but they always go away pleased, for my master brings out the picture, and says it needs only be altered in the dress, and then they think they are handsomer than ever.

    Thomas Lawrence: The new romantic – review

  • Beauty, like wealth, is relative -- it benefits its possessor only insofar as they are lovelier than the women, or handsomer than the men, around them.

    Envy, Happiness, and Social Policy, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • “Love is when Mommy sees Daddy smelly and sweaty and still says he is handsomer than Robert Redford.”

    2009 November 08 « Mudpuddle

  • “I†™ m gonna go with ‘richer and handsomer than any of use …”

    I’m gonna spoil more of your Wolverine movie | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Mary's bright eyes were handsomer, larger -- too large, too feverish bright, too restless.

    CHAPTER XVII

  • It was a handsomer face, one that was more immediately pleasing.

    Chapter 15

  • "Then let it be many Sundays," he cried recklessly, while she thought that she had never seen him looking handsomer.

    Chapter XIV

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