melting

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adjective melt·ing \ˈmel-tiŋ\

Definition of melting

  1. :  tender, delicate <a love song's melting lyric>

meltingly

adverb

Examples of melting in a sentence

  1. a love song's melting lyrics

  2. She looked at him with melting eyes.

1565

First Known Use of melting

1565



MELTING Defined for English Language Learners

melting

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adjective melt·ing \ˈmel-tiŋ\

Definition of melting for English Language Learners

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



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