In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of looks, appearance)(man) buen mozo Latin America(man) guapo Spain(man) apuesto literarya good-looking woman — una mujer bonita
- It was a good-looking crowd, pretty mixed, and most of them were dressed to impress in a low key yet smart fashion.
- To my big fat surprise it was a pretty good-looking guy looking straight at me, laughing.
- I wanted to see a club with lots of crushed velvet with good-looking girls walking around, the guys smartly dressed.
- Girls have always liked me, because I was always very fit - a good-looking guy with a lot of testosterone.
- Although not the type I usually go for he is good-looking, articulate and clearly looks after himself.
- He had long, flowing hair, he was good-looking, he had charisma in spades.
- Most good-looking women are smart because they know how to get their men.
- It's hot, happy, sweaty and full of people determined to have a good time, and the men are pretty good-looking.
- She's pretty good-looking, not conventional, but it's all a matter of taste, I suppose.
- If he's good-looking, he may even act as a jealousy trap for other men.
- She was strikingly good-looking, with long, wavy, fair hair, a cute face and bulbous lips.
- I find a lot of films that simply rely on slapstick methods and good-looking actors to sell them.
- I had always thought he was a good-looking boy, but never to the point of physical attraction.
- I know a girl who was married to a very good-looking man, who, alas, was a womaniser.
- Our room was away from the other rooms, and we only had one, very good-looking neighbour.
- He's got a good-looking wife, happy home life, successful business and nice home.
- Not just any old movie, but one with mystery and espionage and terribly good-looking people.
- He also has a very good-looking grand-daughter who stayed with him for a while to help him settle in.
- He was a good-looking man too, very different from what people imagine.
- She is surprised when the door is answered by a good-looking man in his 30s.
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