Part of speech: adverb

Becomingly; liberally; generously.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "handsomely":

  1. The book is beautifully illustrated in colors from drawings by F. C. Yohn, and is handsomely bound. - "A Tar-Heel Baron", Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton.
  2. You shall be handsomely rewarded." - "Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen", Alexander Chodsko.
  3. On this occasion Gatherum Castle, the vast palace which the Duke had built at a cost of nearly a quarter of a million, was opened, as it had never been opened before;- for the Duke's heir had married to the Duke's liking, and the Duke was a man who could do such things handsomely when he was well pleased. - "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.