engaging

adjective en·gag·ing \ in-ˈgā-jiŋ , en- \
Updated on: 11 Nov 2017

Definition of engaging

:tending to draw favorable attention or interest :attractive
  • an engaging smile

engagingly

play \in-ˈgā-jiŋ-lē, en-\ adverb

Examples of engaging in a Sentence

  1. movie stars often have an engaging aura that is hard to describe

  2. a movie with an engaging story that will hold your interest for a couple of hours

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First Known Use of engaging

1673


ENGAGING Defined for English Language Learners

engaging

adjective

Definition of engaging for English Language Learners

  • : very attractive or pleasing in a way that holds your attention


ENGAGING Defined for Kids

engaging

adjective en·gag·ing \ in-ˈgā-jiŋ \

Definition of engaging for Students

:attractive or interesting
  • an engaging story
  • an engaging smile


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