gainsome

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From gain ‎(profit, advantage, foredeal, benefit) +‎ -some.

AdjectiveEdit

gainsome ‎(comparative more gainsome, superlative most gainsome)

  1. Bringing gain; gainful.

Etymology 2Edit

From gain ‎(straight, direct, immediate, short) +‎ -some.

AdjectiveEdit

gainsome ‎(comparative more gainsome, superlative most gainsome)

  1. Well-formed; handsome; gainly.