Examples of becoming in a Sentence
That jacket is very becoming on you.
She's had her hair cut in a becoming new style.
She accepted the award with a becoming humility.
First Known Use of becoming
Synonymsapplicable, appropriate, apt, fit, befitting, felicitous, fitted, fitting, good, happy, meet, pretty, proper, right, suitable
Antonymsimproper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, indecent, infelicitous, malapropos, misbecoming, unapt, unbecoming, unbeseeming, unfit, unfitting, unhappy, unmeet, unseemly, unsuitable, wrong
Related Wordscondign, deserved, just, justified; needed, required, requisite; able, capable, competent, cut out, qualified, trained; pitch-perfect; acceptable, adequate, decent, kosher, satisfactory, serviceable, tolerable; correct, decorous, respectable, seemly; balanced, companionate, congruous, consonant, harmonious; rightful
Near Antonymsincapable, incompetent, inept, inexpert, unqualified, unskilled, unskillful, untrained; inadequate, intolerable, unacceptable, unsatisfactory; graceless, incorrect, indecorous; incompatible, uncongenial
BECOMING Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of becoming for Students
- becoming clothes
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