from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not attractive or beautiful; homely.
- adj. Not courteous or in good taste; ungracious.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not handsome.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not handsome; not beautiful; ungraceful; not comely or pleasing; plain; homely.
- adj. Wanting noble or amiable qualities; dishonorable; illiberal; low; disingenuous; mean; indecorous.
- adj. Unhandy; clumsy; awkward; inconvenient.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not well adapted for being handled or used; inconvenient; awkward; untoward; unmanageable; unhandy.
- Not handsome; not good-looking; not well-formed; not beautiful.
- Not generous or decorous; not liberal; unfair; disingenuous; mean; unbecoming.
I am conscious that my conduct may appear to you extremely unhandsome and, I feel somthing like uneasiness untill I explain.
"Whin the talk goes round iv a maid an 'a man, the one pretty an' the other not unhandsome, both young an 'neither married, does it' token aught but the one thing?"
I leave it to you: thirty years of age, not entirely unhandsome, an intellectual and artistic place in the world, and an income most dazzling -- why shouldn't women pursue me?
What I saw was tall, dark-haired, and not unhandsome, but unfortunately, it was not my indebted demigod, Shezmou.
I grabbed my cell phone and twisted my head over my shoulder to film the unhandsome couple and wait for a glimpse of their obvious lunch date.
What the devil should possess her to say such an unhandsome thing of him?
Pons called out; the door opened, and a young man not quite six feet in height, a dark blonde, and by no means unhandsome, walked into the room.
He wasn't gigantic in the full daylight, but he was big enough, his face broad and heavy-jawed but not unhandsome, the eyes I hadn't been able to make out at our first meeting a brownish green.
I knew that he was a baseball player, and not unhandsome, and I wanted to punch him in the face.
His face was unmarked and not unhandsome, but was devoid of expression.