- of pleasing appearance; good-looking; pretty or handsome.
Also especially British, well-fa·voured.
Origin of well-favored
late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425
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Examples from the Web for well-favored
He was accompanied by positively the least well-favored being of the species I had yet seen.The Monikins
J. Fenimore Cooper
He writes that he has a very beautiful bride, well-favored, with a large dowry.Yiddish Tales
To be a well-favored man is the gift of fortune; but to write and read comes by nature.Practical English Composition: Book II.
Edwin L. Miller
And when the days shortened and the nights began to be frosty, he had grown fat and well-favored.The Biography of a Grizzly
"We were always a well-favored fam'ly," said John, recomposing himself.