having beauty; pleasing to the senses or to the mind
漂亮的女人 / 面孔 / 婴儿；美妙的声音 / 诗歌 / 香味 / 夜晚
a beautiful woman/face/baby/voice/poem/smell/evening
very good or skilful
What beautiful timing!
These words all describe people who are pleasant to look at.
(especially of a woman or girl) very pleasant to look at
She looked stunningly beautiful that night.
(especially of a girl or woman) pleasant to look at
She's got a very pretty face.
Pretty is used most often to talk about girls. When it is used to talk about a woman, it usually suggests that she is like a girl, with small, delicate features.
(of a man) pleasant to look at; (of a woman) pleasant to look at, with large strong features rather than small delicate ones
He was described as ‘ tall, dark and handsome ’.
(of a person) pleasant to look at, especially in a sexual way
She's a very attractive woman.
(of a person) beautiful; very attractive
She looked particularly lovely that night.
When you describe sb as lovely , you are usually showing that you also have a strong feeling of affection for them.
(of a person) pleasant to look at, often in a sexual way
She arrived with a very good-looking man.
( informal ) (of a person) extremely attractive, especially in a sexual way
You look gorgeous!
attractive or good-looking?
If you describe sb as attractive you often also mean that they have a pleasant personality as well as being pleasant to look at; good-looking just describes sb's physical appearance.