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good looks

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plural noun
  1. good or attractive personal appearance; handsomeness or beauty.

Origin of good looks

First recorded in 1790–1800
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Examples from the Web for good looks

Historical Examples

  • No doubt he was good-looking,—but his good-looks were almost repulsive to her.

    The American Senator</p>

    Anthony Trollope

  • Her lovers succeeded one another with quite bewildering rapidity, and with little regard either to rank or good-looks.

  • He bore the proudest name in Italy, and he had wealth, good-looks, and high connections to lend a glamour to his birth.

  • By his height he was ten years old: by his face with its evil mud-lark pallor and good-looks, he was forty.

    Sea and Sardinia

    D. H. Lawrence

  • Oliver Hilditch's good-looks had been the subject of many press comments during the last few days.

    The Evil Shepherd

    E. Phillips Oppenheim


British Dictionary definitions for good looks

good looks

pl n
  1. personal attractiveness or beauty
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