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English definition of “charming”

charming

adjective     /ˈtʃɑː.mɪŋ/ US  /ˈtʃɑːr-/
B1 pleasant and attractive: We had dinner with our director and his charming wife. What a charming street this is.AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegantCausing pleasure disapproving describes 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.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act 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!"InterjectionsSounds used as interjections charmingly     /-li/ adverb approving
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