enchanting


enchanting
[[t]ɪntʃɑ͟ːntɪŋ, -tʃæ̱nt-[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED
If you describe someone or something as enchanting, you mean that they are very attractive or charming.

She's an absolutely enchanting child...

The overall effect is enchanting.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Enchanting — En*chant ing, a. Having a power of enchantment; charming; fascinating. {En*chant ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enchanting — index attractive, moving (evoking emotion), provocative, sapid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enchanting — charming, captivating, alluring, fascinating, bewitching, attractive (see under ATTRACT) Analogous words: *delightful, delectable: *pleasant, pleasing, grateful, gratifying Contrasted words: repulsive, repugnant, revolting, loathsome, *offensive …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • enchanting — [adj] fascinating, delightful alluring, appealing, attractive, beguiling, bewitching, captivating, charming, delectable, endearing, enthralling, entrancing, exciting, glamorous, intriguing, lovely, pleasant, pleasing, ravishing, seductive, siren …   New thesaurus

  • enchanting — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ delightfully charming or attractive. DERIVATIVES enchantingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • enchanting — [en chan′tiŋ, inchan′tiŋ] adj. 1. charming; delightful 2. bewitching; fascinating enchantingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • enchanting — en|chant|ing [ınˈtʃa:ntıŋ US ınˈtʃæn ] adj very pleasant or attractive ▪ an enchanting place ▪ an enchanting story ▪ The child looked enchanting in a pale blue dress. >enchantingly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Enchanting — Enchant En*chant , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enchanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enchanting}.] [F. enchanter, L. incantare to chant or utter a magic formula over or against one, to bewitch; in in, against + cantare to sing. See {Chant}, and cf. {Incantation} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enchanting — adjective very attractive: The child looked enchanting in a pale blue dress. | an enchanting romantic comedy enchantingly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • enchanting — adjective Date: 1593 charming < an enchanting smile > • enchantingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary