Question: Is Beautiful A Unisex Word?

Is Beautiful a feminine word?

In the Oxford dictionary, the word beautiful is defined as ‘Pleasing the sense or mind aesthetically’ and its first example is ‘a beautiful young woman.

Beauty/Beautiful is a word that throughout history has been a word that predominantly is used to describe a woman and not a man.

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Is beautiful masculine or feminine?

Beautiful can describe both feminine and masculine beauty. And it’s stronger than pretty or handsome. No reliable dictionary says that beautiful can describe only feminine beauty. Some of them say that it’s usually used for women, rarely for men.

What do you call a guy instead of cute?

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What makes a womans face attractive?

Facial symmetry has been shown to be considered attractive in women, and men have been found to prefer full lips, high forehead, broad face, small chin, small nose, short and narrow jaw, high cheekbones, clear and smooth skin, and wide-set eyes.

Do guys like being called pretty?

Personally, I used to call my ex “pretty” and he absolutely loved it. It’s just another term of cute, beautiful or handsome. They like girls that call them cute names. So there is no consequence in calling your love “pretty.”

What is another name for handsome?

Some common synonyms of handsome are beautiful, comely, fair, lovely, and pretty.

Is pretty a unisex word?

These words come closest to the unisex adjective that you are looking for: ‘cute’ is often used to describe both male and female subjects. ‘pretty’ is sometimes used for both genders, although it might have a negative connotation (example: school bullies making fun of good looking boys).

Can you say beautiful boy?

You can, but that’s a word misuse. Boys/men are not “beautiful”. They might be “handsome” or “hot”. “Beautiful” is reserved for women.

Can you say handsome to a girl?

Yes, you can use the adjective handsome for women. While handsome is more often used for men, women can also be called handsome. When a woman is described as handsome, it suggests that she is very good-looking, and also healthy and strong.

What is the female version of handsome?

The feminine equivalent to (usually, facetious) “Hey, handsome!” is… “Hey, gorgeous!” Pretty or beautiful are the most common words. Handsome can be used for women, but is somewhat old-fashioned.

What’s a better word than handsome?

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How do you compliment a cute little boy?

For baby boys, the typical list of compliments may be shorter, but not unimportant….There are a few compliments that can be used that are considered safe:How handsome!He’s precious!He is adorable!You (all) did well!What a handsome boy!

What is a handsome man?

The definition of handsome is someone (especially a man) who is good looking, something well made, or something substantial or generous. An example of handsome is an attractive male actor. An example of handsome is a woman who is good looking but not necessarily pretty.