handsome

The Correct spelling is: handsome

Common misspellings of the word handsome are:

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  • adj., -som·er, -som·est.
    1. Pleasing and dignified in form or appearance. See synonyms at beautiful.
    2. Generous or copious: a handsome reward. See synonyms at liberal.
    3. Marked by or requiring skill dexterity: did some handsome maneuvers on the skating rink.
    4. Appropriate or fitting: a handsome location for the new school.
    5. Large: a handsome price; won by a handsome margin.

    [Middle English handsom, handy : hand, hand (from Old English) + -som, n. suff.; see –some1.]

    handsomely hand'some·ly adv.
    handsomeness hand'some·ness n.


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