Meaning of “charming” in the English Dictionary

"charming" in English

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uk /ˈtʃɑː.mɪŋ/ us /ˈtʃɑːr.mɪŋ/

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 /ˈtʃɑː.mɪŋ.li/ us /ˈtʃɑːr.mɪŋ.li/ approving

(Definition of “charming” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)