Examples of engaging in a Sentence
movie stars often have an engaging aura that is hard to describe
a movie with an engaging story that will hold your interest for a couple of hours
Recent Examples of engaging from the Web
Ants and gamers The Washington Post Ben Guarino crafted a very engaging look at the successful genetic manipulation of ants.
Half were randomly assigned to play Lumosity games for the 10 weeks, while the other half played basic computer games designed by researchers at Drexel University to be fun and engaging, but not mentally challenging.
Dixons Carphone's refitted stores seek to offer a more engaging shopping experience, with Nespresso bars sitting alongside headphone testing areas.
Dixons Carphone’s refitted stores seek to offer a more engaging shopping experience, with Nespresso bars sitting alongside headphone testing areas.
This sort of interactivity is far more engaging than any book or screen has been previously.
Some of the most engaging courses at ABCV are dips.
Sheeran, however, overcame all of that, thanks to a vibrant personality that gets a booster shot from his British brogue, his guitar play, most of which delivered lots of percussive heft, and his most engaging songs.
Both series had a serious villain problem, a point addressed by Michael Keaton's casting as Adrian Toomes, whose Vulture antagonizes Spidey and serves as one of the most engaging baddies this side of Tom Hiddleston's Loki.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'engaging.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of engaging
Synonymsalluring, appealing, attractive, bewitching, captivating, charismatic, charming, elfin, enchanting, fascinating, entrancing, fetching, glamorous (also glamourous), luring, magnetic, seductive
Antonymsrepellent (also repellant), repelling, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, unalluring
Related Wordsabsorbing, arresting, engrossing, enthralling, galvanic, gripping, hypnotic, hypnotizing, mesmerizing, riveting, spellbinding; enticing, tantalizing, tempting; exciting, haunting, interesting, intriguing, titillating; beckoning, inviting, winning; darling, delightful, pleasant, pleasing
Near Antonymsboring, irksome, tedious, tiresome, wearisome; abhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, distasteful, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, invidious, loathsome, nauseating, noisome, obnoxious, odious, offensive, shocking, sickening; drab, dreary, dull, flat, humdrum, jading, leaden, monotonous, pedestrian, ponderous
ENGAGING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of engaging for English Language Learners
: very attractive or pleasing in a way that holds your attention
ENGAGING Defined for Kids
Definition of engaging for Students
- an engaging story
- an engaging smile
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up engaging? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).