unhandsome


un·hand·some

adjective \-ˈhan(t)-səm\

Definition of UNHANDSOME

:  not handsome: as
a :  not beautiful :  homely
b :  unbecoming, unseemly
c :  lacking in courtesy or taste :  rude
un·hand·some·ly adverb

Examples of UNHANDSOME

  1. <a character actor with a distinctively craggy, unhandsome face>
  2. <in an interview the free-spoken actor made some unhandsome remarks about his costars>

First Known Use of UNHANDSOME

1530

Rhymes with UNHANDSOME

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