Translation of handsome in Spanish:

handsome

Pronunciation: /ˈhænsəm/

adj (handsomer, handsomest)

  • 2 2.1 [gesture] noble handsome is as handsome does obras son amores, que no buenas razones 2.2 [gift/offer] generoso, espléndido they won by a handsome margin ganaron por un amplio margen he got a handsome return on his investment obtuvo un excelente beneficio de su inversión
    More example sentences
    • Congratulations to those involved with the venture as a very handsome sum of money was raised and overall it was a great night, enjoyed by all present.
    • First of all one has to pay quite a handsome sum of money for its large cage and feed.
    • Under the government guidelines, journalists cough up a handsome sum of money to the government and individual officials.
  • 3 (well rendered) (American English/inglés norteamericano) muy logrado

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