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charmingadjective

uk   /ˈtʃɑː.mɪŋ/  us   /ˈtʃɑːr-/
B1 pleasant and attractive: We had dinner with our director and his charming wife. What a charming street this is. disapproving used to describe people who use their attractiveness to influence people or to make other people like them: He's very charming but I wouldn't trust him. disapproving often humorous used to show that you do not approve of what someone has said or done: "Shut up, will you, I'm trying to watch TV!" "Oh, charming!"
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adverb uk   us   /-li/ approving
Translations of “charming”
in Korean 매력적인…
in Arabic ساحِر, فاتِن…
in Portuguese encantador…
in Catalan encisador…
in Japanese 魅力的な…
in Italian incantevole, affascinante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可愛的, 迷人的, 有魅力的…
in Russian обаятельный, очаровательный…
in Turkish alımlı, cazibeli, havalı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可爱的, 迷人的, 有魅力的…
in Polish uroczy…
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