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Handsome is as handsome does

This page is about the saying "Handsome is as handsome does"

Possible meaning:
Good character and behaviour are more important than good looks.

Note:
handsome (adj.) = good-looking (usually said of a man rather than woman)

Quick Quiz

If you believe that "handsome is as handsome does", which of the following would you consider most "handsome"? A man who acts

a. foolishly

b. selfishly

c. generously

Saying of the Day

Contributor: Josef Essberger