becoming

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adjective be·com·ing \ -ˈkə-miŋ \

Definition of becoming

:suitable, fitting; especially :attractively suitable
  • becoming modesty

becomingly

play \-miŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of becoming in a Sentence

  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


BECOMING Defined for English Language Learners

becoming

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adjective

Definition of becoming for English Language Learners

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

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


BECOMING Defined for Kids

becoming

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adjective be·com·ing \ bi-ˈkə-miŋ \

Definition of becoming for Students

:having a flattering effect
  • becoming clothes


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