Eeh Throughout history women have always been described by they beauty, I mean some guys have too, but more of the focus was always on women. I'm not saying that no one reacts to 'handsome' this way, but that's not the meaning of 'handsome' I am familiar with. This is a great question. If the former, when did it become so? And the word hot is a slang word that you should only use during informal conversations among friends. Why being sexy is a great thing When someone calls you sexy, how does it make you feel? Last edited on Dec 20 2011. And please let me know. Everyone wants to feel like they hold and air of mystery about them, because it makes them interesting.
Views: example of a handsome woman site:example. Have you ever been to her house? This is another word for sexy you should use in that case. Some definitions from the time insist that this person's value lies in their amazing generosity, because they love to pay for everything when you get together, and won't hear of you grabbing the check — just once — or even going Dutch. And women frequently young women will say that a well-built, good looking man is beautiful. So, narrowing my definition as i type--no muscles, no makeup, no youth and it's obvious that the word perfectly fits them.
Anyway, one funny scene in the movie is when King George, who despite being contentedly married is quite flirtatious, remarks on the looks of one of the Queen Consort's ladies-in-waiting to the head of his attending guards: That's Lady Penbrook. They make us feel good and give us a self-esteem boost. The words attractive, good-looking, cute, and hot can be used for both men and women. Last edited on Dec 30 2005. What about it then you Ozzies and the rest of the old Empire; what do you think? Almost every guy I have seen is taller than me.
This is a very hungry word. I think it can be used when a guy has a perfect face. But in man, you don't look his face as much as his body. I was just searching around the net after reading a passage from G. I think there is a difference you might be missing, AngelEyes. But it's only women whom society requires to go above and beyond fine construction into the realm of beauty.
Then again what are considered good female qualities aren't the same things as what are considered good male qualities, so maybe there shouldn't be an equivalent word? Is it in use still today? Handsome is the default for a man, but particular for a woman. You should get a dog. Yet it reminds me of so many arguments between French people on the different stances on a word, that I wouldn't like to sound like one giving lessons as I myself can feel very strongly too on a given word or phrase. But anyways, I would like someone with decent teeth. Handsome is a conglomerate of two different word roots -- hand and some. The rave on Saturday was bangin'.
Last edited on Dec 08 2011. Oddly, I'm now officially old 50 years old! They form the basis of the nursing population and over the next few years, the demand for them is likely to increase, because of the number of clinics flourishing all over the country. The slang words in this thesaurus category appear below the table of contents. Handsome is well-constructed, sturdy, but not without refinement. That's why they don't need makeup.
Last edited on Apr 22 2013. Submitted by from Quezon City, Philippines on. The Germanic roots of the word could probably describe the activities of hunting, seizing, chasing, and ergo, the body part used for it. Would you like to answer one of these instead? Last edited on Feb 19 1998. Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.
The opportunity for misunderstanding, insult, and bad impressions is very high if you do use it. Handsome definition: I am looking for a handsome,. Thank you all for your answers , I now grasp the nuance. Handsome, etymologically speaking, is easy on the eyes. The masculine admiration of the handsomeness in a woman should be by nature spontaneous. Handsome is definitely used for women too, but probably less than say 100 years ago. Last edited on Apr 07 2004.