appealing

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adjective ap·peal·ing \ə-ˈpē-liŋ\

Definition of appealing

  1. 1 :  having appeal :  pleasing an appealing design

  2. 2 :  marked by earnest entreaty :  imploring the appealing look of an injured dog

appealingly

play \-liŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of appealing in a sentence

  1. a book with an appealing title

  2. the idea of living on Mars is appealing to space enthusiasts

Origin and Etymology of appealing

see 2appeal


First Known Use: 1749




APPEALING Defined for English Language Learners

appealing

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adjective ap·peal·ing \ə-ˈpē-liŋ\

Definition of appealing for English Language Learners

  • : having qualities that people like : pleasing or attractive



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