winsome Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “winsome” in the English Dictionary

"winsome" in British English

See all translations

winsomeadjective

uk   us   /ˈwɪn.səm/ literary approving
attractive and ​pleasing, with ​simplequalities, sometimes like those a ​child has: Maria ​brought along her ​eldestdaughter - a winsome ​girl with ​browneyes and a ​readysmile.
winsomely
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of winsome from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"winsome" in American English

See all translations

winsomeadjective

 us   /ˈwɪn·səm/
charming and ​attractive in a ​simple way: She ​opened her ​eyes and gave her ​mother a winsome ​smile.
(Definition of winsome from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “winsome”
in Chinese (Simplified) 天真可爱的, 讨人喜欢的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天真可愛的, 討人喜歡的…
What is the pronunciation of winsome?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
faith school

a school that is financially supported by a particular religious group, usually for children from that religion

Word of the Day