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Antonyms for handsome

flashy, small, poor, meager, sickening, unprepossessing, uncouth, lousy, unbeautiful, ticky-tacky, determinate, greedy, shrimpy, tacky, tightfisted, junky, low-rent, mercenary, rotten, trivial, cheapjack, close, teensy-weensy, nominal, disagreeable, execrable, bantam, low-grade, nasty, avaricious, limited, grisly, loathsome, objectionable, Unhandsome, uncultured, parsimonious, tawdry, petite, inferior, uncultivated, slim, ungenerous, inconsequential, narrow, paltry, nauseating, niggard, smallish, shocking, penny-pinching, garish, pygmy, rapacious, piddling, weeny, dinky, chintzy, frumpy, measly, unpolished, revolting, diminutive, dilettante, minuscule, finite, tight, repulsive, little bitty, inexpert, marginal, abhorrent, graceless, miniature, cheesy, miserable, frightful, unsightly, bounded, miserly, coarse, minute, tasteless, uncharitable, mini, el cheapo, pocket, moneygrubbing, mingy, unappealing, gimcrack, unpleasing, plain, unaesthetic, mediocre, underweight, inexperienced, unbecoming, odious, avid, unappetizing, monstrous, undersized, jackleg, pocket-size, second-rate, microscopic, petty, Haggish, nonprofessional, microminiature, grasping, gorgonian, toylike, horrible, Picayunish, dwarf, unimposing, atomic, inconsiderable, unlovely, restricted, half-pint, fine, subnormal, raffish, frumpish, ugly, dowdy, weightless, pint-size, schlock, crude, offensive, gaudy, horrid, splashy, defined, thin, ill-favored, repellent, cheap, teeny, unattractive, amateurish, witchy, bitsy, spare, foul, wee, unshapely, unfashionable, common, vile, unrefined, dilettantish, definite, covetous, tiny, insignificant, vulgar, negligible, Coveting, sleazy, stingy, feathery, repugnant, puny, niggardly, abominable, hideous, cut rate, slight, infinitesimal, sparing, amateur, awkward, unprofessional, disgusting, flamboyant, insubstantial, closefisted, grotesque, terrible, loud, ungainly, measured, bargain-basement, slender, ghastly, acquisitive, unskillful, homely, deformed, trifling, bitty, penurious, dreadful, trumpery, bum, clumsy, itty-bitty, trashy, wretched, uncomely, lilliputian, rude, unpretty, bad, stinting, unpleasant, light, glitzy, teensy, styleless, shoddy, circumscribed, little, teeny-weeny, unstylish, picayune, lightweight, unimportant, dwarfish, unskilled, grim, inelegant, grabby, featherlight.

Quotes of handsome

  1. All I know is what the words know, and dead things, and that makes a handsome little sum, with a beginning and a middle and an end, as in the well -built phrase and the long sonata of the dead. – Samuel Beckett
  2. 'Handsome' means many things to many people. If people consider me handsome I feel flattered- and have my parents to thank for it. Realistically, it doesn't hurt to be good -looking, especially in this business. – Richard Chamberlain
  3. I looked it at like this way. To get folks to like you, as a screen player I mean, I figured you had to sort of be their ideal. I don't mean a handsome knight riding a white horse, but a fella who answered the description of a right guy. – Gary Cooper
  4. The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome dubious eggs, called possibilities. – George Eliot
  5. When you see a woman who can go nowhere without a staff of admirers, it is not so much because they think she is beautiful, it is because she has told them they are handsome – Jean Giraudoux
  6. No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech. – Kin Hubbard
  7. I'm handsome no ands, buts or ifs. – Colin Mochrie
  8. Some mornings you wake up and think, gee I look handsome today. Other days I think, what am I doing in the movies? I wanna go back to Ireland and drive a forklift. – Liam Neeson
  9. You watched these people go through their lives and just had a feeling that they existed outside the usual laws of nature; that there was no other group so handsome so engaged. – Charles Spalding
  10. I learned early on, having known the most handsome successful, Gary Cooper, Clark Gable, Robert Taylor, don't ever spend too much time looking in the mirror. – Robert Stack
  11. He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome – Ali ibn Abi Talib
  12. I'm quite obviously not the world's most handsome man- I'm the second world's most handsome man! – Robbie Williams
  13. Wit is more necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woman agreeable without it. – William Wycherley

Usage examples for handsome

  1. Courtray is a large and handsome town. – A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium by Richard Boyle Bernard
  2. But this was altogether different from a thing like that because there was all the difference because she could almost feel him draw her face to his and the first quick hot touch of his handsome lips. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  3. He was tall and young and handsome and rich, do you see? – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  4. She was a big handsome woman. – My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin
  5. He is so handsome so fair, so big and strong! – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  6. Did it up handsome didn't I, though? – Little Grandfather by Sophie May
  7. Do you not think him handsome – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  8. While she looked, she almost convinced herself that she had never seen such a handsome face, nor such frank eyes. – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  9. And is this son handsome – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  10. It's a handsome return for what I done, and kindly thought of. – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  11. " She's right handsome Lans. – A Son of the Hills by Harriet T. Comstock
  12. Yes, it was looking very handsome – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  13. We can't all be young and handsome like Leo, can we? – The Vertical City by Fannie Hurst
  14. You are now a handsome fellow." – The Green Forest Fairy Book by Loretta Ellen Brady
  15. She was young,- being only twenty- nine when she came there to live- and she was handsome – Mary Wollstonecraft by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  16. Mamma said so, too, though Neville was never really handsome – Our Bessie by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  17. We will begin at the handsome open square. – Revisiting the Earth by James Langdon Hill
  18. I have come here on purpose to see her, and I am quite prepared to do what is handsome – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  19. A handsome man or woman? – A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion by Epictetus
  20. And I think he's handsome – Indian Summer by William D. Howells

Rhymes for handsome