Definition of irresistible
: impossible to resist an irresistible attraction
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irresistiblenessplay or less commonly
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Examples of irresistible in a Sentence
The force of the waves was irresistible.
Recent Examples of irresistible from the Web
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.
No one is immune to Dame Helen Mirren's irresistible charm.
Think John Travolta’s irresistible hip sway, during the Saturday Night Fever days, coupled with an adorable little hitch in his step.
The tantalizing action can sometimes prove irresistible to passing marlin or tuna.
At this particular moment of my life, a book has to seem utterly irresistible.
Its variation, called the Carolina burger, which has cheese, pickles, onions, mustard, chili, and slaw, is another irresistible option.
The flames overtake the logs, and an irresistible smoky-campfire scent fills their cozy Portland backyard.
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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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