Meaning of “fascinating” in the English Dictionary

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"fascinating" in British English

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fascinatingadjective

uk /ˈfæs.ən.eɪ.tɪŋ/ us /ˈfæs.ən.eɪ.tɪŋ/

B2 extremely interesting:

The book offers a fascinating glimpse of the lives of the rich and famous.
I found the whole movie fascinating.

More examples

  • The museum has a fascinating collection of exhibits ranging from Iron Age pottery to Inuit clothing.
  • It was an interesting book, full of fascinating insights into human relationships.
  • The story makes fascinating reading.
  • The iconography of this picture is fascinating.
  • He told some fascinating tales about his life in India.

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