Simple Definition of winsome
: cheerful, pleasant, and appealing
Examples of winsome
He had a winsome, boyish smile.
<she was a bright, winsome gamine who could draw a smile out of anyone>
Origin of winsome
Middle English winsum, from Old English wynsum, from wynn joy; akin to Old High German wunna joy, Latin venus desire — more at win
First Known Use: before 12th century
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