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charming

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adjective charm·ing \ˈchär-miŋ\

Simple Definition of charming

  • : very pleasing or appealing : full of charm

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of charming

  1. :  extremely pleasing or delightful :  entrancing <a charming restaurant>

charmingly

play \-miŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of charming in a sentence

  1. a charming little café by the sea

  2. <a charming man who had no problem winning women's hearts>



1634

First Known Use of charming

1634


CHARMING Defined for Kids

charming

adjective charm·ing \ˈchär-miŋ\

Definition of charming for Students

  1. :  very pleasing <a charming old inn>





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