admiring


admiring
[[t]ədma͟ɪ͟ərɪŋ[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n
An admiring expression shows that you like or respect someone or something.
See also admire

He cast her admiring glances all the way down the stairs...

Within moments, he'd attracted an admiring audience.

Syn:
Derived words:
admiringly ADV-GRADED ADV with v

He glanced admiringly at the design.


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  • Admiring — Ad*mir ing, a. Expressing admiration; as, an admiring glance. {Ad*mir ing*ly}, adv. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • admiring — admiring; un·admiring; …   English syllables

  • admiring — index favorable (expressing approval) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • admiring — ad|mir|ing [ əd maırıŋ ] adjective full of admiration: an admiring glance a group of admiring fans ╾ ad|mir|ing|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • admiring — UK [ədˈmaɪərɪŋ] / US [ədˈmaɪrɪŋ] adjective full of admiration an admiring glance a group of admiring fans Derived word: admiringly adverb …   English dictionary

  • admiring — adj. showing or feeling admiration (an admiring follower; admiring glances). Derivatives: admiringly adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • Admiring — Admire Ad*mire , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Admired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Admiring}.] [F. admirer, fr. L. admirari; ad + mirari to wonder, for smirari, akin to Gr. ? to smile, Skr. smi, and E. smile.] 1. To regard with wonder or astonishment; to view with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • admiring — admiringly, adv. /ad muyeur ing/, adj. displaying or feeling admiration: admiring looks. [1620 30; ADMIRE + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • admiring — adj. Admiring is used with these nouns: ↑crowd, ↑glance …   Collocations dictionary

  • admiring — ad|mir|ing [ədˈmaıərıŋ US ˈmaır ] adj [usually before noun] showing that you think someone or something is very impressive or attractive ▪ admiring glances >admiringly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English