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Beautiful vs Handsome/ Good looking

Beautiful /adj/ (সুন্দর /চমৎকার):

সাধারণত মেয়েদের জন্য Beautiful শব্দটি ব্যবহৃত হয়ে থাকে।

The adjective ‘beautiful’ describes a thing that is pleasing to the senses.


  • The girl is beautiful enough to be conspicuous. (Handsome নয়)
  • Right from day one she always loved school and she has grown into a beautiful young lady.
  • He nourishes a desire for a beautiful wife.
  • A man in charge asked me to find beautiful women for publicity, whom they could entertain at the Playboy Mansion.
  • Three months ago I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl.


Handsome / Good looking /adj/ (সুদর্শন/ উদার):

সাধারনত ছেলেদের জন্য Handsome / Good looking শব্দটি ব্যবহৃত হয়ে থাকে।

The word ‘handsome’ means good-looking, attractive in a classically masculine way.


  • The hero is very handsome to look at. (Beautiful নয়)
  • Everyone turned and looked at a handsome young man in a beautiful hat, called Mike.
  • He was extraordinarily handsome - better looking than most movie stars.
  • He's handsome, with chiseled good looks and hypnotic blue eyes.
  • But the intense years of study lead to job security and a handsome salary.


N.B: Exception (the word handsome could be used to describe woman in some cases)

(Of a woman) striking and imposing rather than conventionally pretty.


  • Besides which, dangerous or no, she was a rather handsome woman.
  • Zambrano, a handsome woman of fifty-one, gave me a nod.


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