tempting

adjective tempt·ing \ ˈtem(p)-tiŋ \
Updated on: 21 Nov 2017

Definition of tempting

: having an appeal : enticing
  • a tempting offer

temptingly

adverb

Examples of tempting in a Sentence

  1. The desserts look very tempting.

  2. It is tempting to think of him as the next American president.

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First Known Use of tempting

1588


TEMPTING Defined for English Language Learners

tempting

adjective

Definition of tempting for English Language Learners

  • : causing an urge or desire to have or do something



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