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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. 2017.
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  • At the time of the Army of Occupation he really was as good-looking a man as any in the Dragoons.

    Catherine: A Story William Makepeace Thackeray
  • They are useful, good-looking, piquant, tasteful and vivacious.

  • I may not be as good-looking as she is, but I'm a better actress.

    The Film of Fear Arnold Fredericks
  • She was leaning on the arm of a good-looking woman, supposed to be her nurse.

    Captain Cook W.H.G. Kingston
  • My innocence would not have saved me if I had not been good-looking.

    Candide Voltaire
British Dictionary definitions for good-looking


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