charming


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charm·ing

 (chär′mĭng)
adj.
1. Having the power or quality of pleasing or delighting: a charming cottage.
2. Fascinating or delightful; very likeable: a charming young man.

charm′ing·ly adv.

charming

(ˈtʃɑːmɪŋ)
adj
delightful; pleasant; attractive
ˈcharmingly adv

charm•ing

(ˈtʃɑr mɪŋ)

adj.
very pleasing; delightful.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.charming - pleasing or delighting; "endowed with charming manners"; "a charming little cottage"; "a charming personality"
pleasing - giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance"
2.charming - possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powerscharming - possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers; "charming incantations"; "magic signs that protect against adverse influence"; "a magical spell"; "'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare; "wizard wands"; "wizardly powers"
supernatural - not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"

charming

adjective attractive, pleasing, appealing, engaging, lovely, winning, pleasant, fetching, delightful, cute, irresistible, seductive, captivating, eye-catching, bewitching, delectable, winsome, likable or likeable I found her a delightful and charming young woman.
disgusting, unpleasant, unattractive, horrid, repulsive, unappealing, unpleasing, unlikable or unlikeable

charming

adjective
Giving great pleasure or delight:
Informal: darling.
Translations
ساحِر، فَتّان، جَذّابفاتِن
okouzlujícípůvabný
charmerendeindtagende
hurmaava
šarmantan
töfrandi, heillandi
魅力的な
매력적인
očarljiv
charmerande
มีเสน่ห์
quyến rũ

charming

[ˈtʃɑːmɪŋ] ADJ [place] → encantador; [person] → encantador, simpático
how charming of you!¡qué detalle!
charming! (iro) → ¡qué simpático! (iro)

charming

[ˈtʃɑːrmɪŋ] adj [place, custom] → charmant(e); [person] → charmant(e)

charming

adjreizend, charmant; charming! (iro)wie reizend! (iro), → na, das ist ja reizend! (iro)

charming

[ˈtʃɑːmɪŋ] adjdelizioso/a, incantevole

charm

(tʃaːm) noun
1. (a) pleasant quality or attraction. Her charm made up for her lack of beauty.
2. a magical spell. The witch recited a charm.
3. something believed to have the power of magic or good luck. She wore a lucky charm.
4. a small ornament that is worn on a chain or bracelet.
verb
1. to attract and delight. He can charm any woman.
2. to influence by magic. He charmed the snake from its basket.
ˈcharming adjective
very attractive. a charming smile.
ˈcharmingly adverb

charming

فاتِن půvabný charmerende charmant γοητευτικός encantador hurmaava charmant šarmantan affascinante 魅力的な 매력적인 charmant sjarmerende czarujący charmoso очаровательный charmerande มีเสน่ห์ sevimli quyến rũ 迷人的
References in classic literature ?
But as there are no perfections of the mind which do not discover themselves in that perfect intimacy to which we intend to introduce our reader with this charming young creature, so it is needless to mention them here: nay, it is a kind of tacit affront to our reader's understanding, and may also rob him of that pleasure which he will receive in forming his own judgment of her character.
A charming old Italian writer has laid down the canons of perfect feminine beauty with much nicety in a delicious discourse, which, as he delivered it in a sixteenth- century Florentine garden to an audience of beautiful and noble ladies, an audience not too large to be intimate and not too small to be embarrassing, it was his delightful good fortune and privilege to illustrate by pretty and sly references to the characteristic beauties of the several ladies seated like a ring of roses around him.
It is a charming faculty, but one often abused by those who are conscious of its possession: for there is something ghoulish in the avidity with which they will pounce upon the misfortune of their friends so that they may exercise their dexterity.
You should see the charming little lady-like notes mamma writes to her friends.
He did it with charming tenderness, carrying on meanwhile a stream of friendly chatter; then he changed the sheet just as they did at the hospital, shook out the pillow, and arranged the bed-clothes.
All the ghosts driven out of the unbelieving West by men who pretend to be wise and alone and at peace--all the homeless ghosts of an unbelieving world--appeared suddenly round the figure of Hollis bending over the box; all the exiled and charming shades of loved women; all the beautiful and tender ghosts of ideals, remembered, forgotten, cherished, execrated; all the cast-out and reproachful ghosts of friends admired, trusted, traduced, betrayed, left dead by the way--they all seemed to come from the inhospitable regions of the earth to crowd into the gloomy cabin, as though it had been a refuge and, in all the unbelieving world, the only place of avenging belief.
Lessons with me, indeed, that charming summer, we all had a theory that he was to have; but I now feel that, for weeks, the lessons must have been rather my own.
Strands of her black hair lay round her inflamed and perspiring cheeks, her charming rosy mouth with its downy lip was open and she was smiling joyfully.
At three o'clock in the afternoon, all the fashionable world at Nice may be seen on the Promenade des Anglais--a charming place, for the wide walk, bordered with palms, flowers, and tropical shrubs, is bounded on one side by the sea, on the other by the grand drive, lined with hotels and villas, while beyond lie orange orchards and the hills.
Every thing tender and charming was to mark their parting; but still they were to part.
As for him, he had only been struck with a "queer" idea; and he laughed to think that for a few moments he, Passepartout, the ex-gymnast, ex-sergeant fireman, had been the spouse of a charming woman, a venerable, embalmed rajah
Stepan Arkadyevitch, always charming, understanding everything at the slightest reference, was particularly charming on this visit, and Levin noticed in him a special tenderness, as it were, and a new tone of respect that flattered him.