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What is a handsome man called?

Last Updated: 23rd April, 2022

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An adonis is a very handsome man, especiallyayoung one. You'll most commonly see this word capitalized:Adonis,though if you're using it to mean "handsome guy,"it's okayto use a lower-case a.

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Keeping this in view, what word can I use instead of handsome?

good-looking, attractive, dapper,spruce,clean-cut, virile, well-built, athletic, personable,strong,muscular, smooth*, sharp*, sexy*, easy on the eyes*, tall,dark andhandsome*, cute*, hunky*; see also sense 1; manly.full,ample, considerable; see extensive 1, large 1.

Additionally, what is the synonym of good looking? good-looking. attractive,beautiful,handsome, nice-looking; seebeautiful 1,2, handsome 1, 2.

Likewise, people ask, what does it mean to be called handsome?

· est. having an attractive,well-proportioned,and imposing appearance suggestive of health andstrength;good-looking: a handsome man; a handsomewoman.having pleasing proportions, relationships, or arrangements,as ofshapes, forms, or colors; attractive: a handsome house;ahandsome interior.

What does Adonis stand for?

Definition of Adonis. 1 : a youth lovedbyAphrodite who is killed at hunting by a wild boar and restoredtoAphrodite from Hades for a part of each year. 2 : a veryhandsomeyoung man.

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