becoming

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adjective be·com·ing \-ˈkə-miŋ\

Definition of becoming

  1. :  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.

15th Century

First Known Use of becoming

15th century


BECOMING Defined for English Language Learners

becoming

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adjective be·com·ing \-ˈkə-miŋ\

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

  1. :  having a flattering effect <becoming clothes>



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