Definition of irresistible
: impossible to resist an irresistible attraction
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Examples of irresistible in a Sentence
The force of the waves was irresistible.
Recent Examples of irresistible from the Web
The creamy cousin of mozzarella is irresistible at room temp, served here straight outta Campania, atop a forest of prosciutto, which was salty and thinly sliced.
The sign on the wall of the airport in Nassau clearly prohibited the use of electronic devices in a security line — but this irresistible news was worth bending the rules to digest.
The irresistible mix of Buffett, Alabama’s perceived prudishness and tequila helped the topic quickly gain traction on social media.
In Amazon’s irresistible new series The Last Tycoon, Monroe Stahr is a young executive at a major 1930s Hollywood studio who has an unerring feel for what makes movies work and what audiences want from them.
Access to the beach was an irresistible magnet for buyers.
Her 1-year-old foster daughter, who had just woken from a midday nap, sat in her lap, wearing a frilly dress and an irresistible smile.
While the fat from peanuts, soybeans, rapeseeds and sunflower seeds does a fine job of frying potatoes, something about the molten flesh of Donald and Daisy renders them irresistible.
In fact, when the irresistible temptation to compare these misbehaving tourist attractions to Crichton’s other famous fictional Park of horrors arises, Wood’s character, Dolores, emerges as the season’s biggest threat.
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First Known Use of irresistible
IRRESISTIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of irresistible for English Language Learners
: impossible to resist especially because of strength or attractiveness
IRRESISTIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of irresistible for Students
: impossible to resist an irresistible temptation
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