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English definition of “handsome”

handsome

adjective [before noun] (LARGE AMOUNT)    /ˈhæn.səm/
C2 large in amount: They made a handsome profit on their house.Plenty and abundantLarge amounts of moneySmall amounts of money handsomely     /-li/ adverb He said if his results were good, he would reward him handsomely.Plenty and abundant
(Definition of handsome adjective (LARGE AMOUNT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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