[ uhn-han-suh m ]
/ ʌnˈhæn səm /


lacking good looks; not attractive in physical appearance; plain or ugly.
ungracious; discourteous; unseemly: an unhandsome exchange of epithets.
ungenerous; illiberal: an unhandsome reward.

Nearby words

  1. unhallow,
  2. unhallowed,
  3. unhampered,
  4. unhand,
  5. unhandled,
  6. unhandy,
  7. unhappily,
  8. unhappy,
  9. unharmed,
  10. unharness

Origin of unhandsome

First recorded in 1520–30; un-1 + handsome

Related formsun·hand·some·ly, adverbun·hand·some·ness, noun

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