melting

adjective
melt·​ing | \ ˈmel-tiŋ How to pronounce melting (audio) \

Definition of melting

: tender, delicate a love song's melting lyric

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Other Words from melting

meltingly adverb

Examples of melting in a Sentence

a love song's melting lyrics She looked at him with melting eyes.

First Known Use of melting

1565, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of melting was in 1565

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melting

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of melting

: having a quality that causes gentle feelings of love, sympathy, etc.

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