handsomely adv

handsomely adv
"I've still got two fingers left," said Tom handsomely.

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  • handsomely — (adv.) 1540s, conveniently, from HANDSOME (Cf. handsome) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Meaning attractively is from 1610s; liberally from 1735 …   Etymology dictionary

  • handsomely — [adv] abundantly amply, bountifully, generously, lavishly, liberally, magnanimously, munificently, nobly, plentifully, richly; concept 781 Ant. insignificantly, poorly …   New thesaurus

  • Handsomely — Hand some*ly, adv. 1. In a handsome manner. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) Carefully; in shipshape style. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • handsomely — adv. Handsomely is used with these verbs: ↑contribute, ↑illustrate, ↑pay, ↑produce, ↑reward, ↑win …   Collocations dictionary

  • handsomely — adv. beautifully, attractively; pleasingly, graciously; generously, amply …   English contemporary dictionary

  • handsomely — adv. 1 generously, liberally. 2 finely, beautifully. 3 Naut. carefully …   Useful english dictionary

  • handsomely — /han seuhm lee/, adv. in a handsome manner; pleasingly; successfully. [1540 50; HANDSOME + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • handsome — [[t]hæ̱nsəm[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED A handsome man has an attractive face with regular features. ...a tall, dark, handsome sheep farmer. Syn: good looking 2) ADJ GRADED A handsome woman has an attractive appearance with features that are large and… …   English dictionary

  • handsome — hand|some [ˈhænsəm] adj [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: handsome easy to handle (15 17 centuries), from hand] 1.) a) a man who is handsome looks attractive = ↑good looking ▪ an extremely handsome young man ▪ Sam was tall, dark and handsome . ▪ his… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hand n — 1) Why is sex like a game of bridge? If you have a good hand, you don t need a partner. 2) What part of a clock is always old? The second hand. set foot, handmade adj, get out of hand, handsomely adv, off handedly adv …   English expressions

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