tall, dark and handsome

Tall, dark and handsome is a cliche term used for a man who is attractive with these specific traits. In the past, a man who is tall, dark and handsome in the literal sense, is known as a very attractive man that many women go for. It is now used as a cliche for a man who is ideal for almost any woman, as this type of appearance in a man is liked by many women. The cliche is used in a variety of different situations.