adjective \-ˈkə-miŋ\

: causing someone to look attractive : having a flattering or attractive effect

: suitable or appropriate for a particular person or in a certain situation

Full Definition of BECOMING

:  suitable, fitting; especially :  attractively suitable <becoming modesty>
be·com·ing·ly \-miŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of BECOMING

  1. That jacket is very becoming on you.
  2. She's had her hair cut in a becoming new style.
  3. She accepted the award with a becoming humility.

First Known Use of BECOMING

15th century


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