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[goo d-loo k-ing] /ˈgʊdˈlʊk ɪŋ/
of good or attractive appearance; handsome or beautiful:
a good-looking young man; a good-looking hat.
Origin of good-looking
First recorded in 1770-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Among the passengers was a stout, good-looking man, a New York merchant.

    Brave and Bold Horatio Alger
  • The only objection is, he's not as good-looking as Monny and I wanted our dragoman to be.

    It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson
  • Yes, he is just the same as I was at his age, good-looking and brave and enthusiastic!

  • You ought to be ashamed of yourself, an old fellow like you pretending to be so good-looking.

    Albert Durer T. Sturge Moore
  • He was by no means young—past forty—and very far from good-looking.

    The Room in the Dragon Volant J. Sheridan LeFanu
British Dictionary definitions for good-looking


handsome or pretty
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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