engaging


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en·gag·ing

 (ĕn-gā′jĭng)
adj.
Charming; attractive: an engaging smile.

en·gag′ing·ly adv.

engaging

(ɪnˈɡeɪdʒɪŋ)
adj
pleasing, charming, or winning
enˈgagingly adv
enˈgagingness n

en•gag•ing

(ɛnˈgeɪ dʒɪŋ)

adj.
winning; attractive; pleasing: an engaging smile.
[1665–75]
en•gag′ing•ly, adv.
en•gag′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.engaging - attracting or delighting; "an engaging frankness"; "a piquant face with large appealing eyes"
attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"

engaging

adjective charming, interesting, pleasing, appealing, attractive, lovely, fascinating, entertaining, winning, pleasant, fetching (informal), delightful, cute, enchanting, captivating, agreeable, lovable, winsome, cutesy (informal, chiefly U.S.), likable or likeable She was a most engaging child.
offensive, unpleasant, unattractive, obnoxious, repulsive, objectionable, disagreeable, unlovely, unlikable or unlikeable

engaging

adjective
Translations
charmerendedejligvindende
aîlaîandi

engaging

[ɪnˈgeɪdʒɪŋ] ADJatractivo; [enthusiasm etc] → contagioso

engaging

[ɪnˈgeɪdʒɪŋ] adj (= attractive) [person] → charmant(e); [personality] → attachant(e); [manner] → engageant(e); [smile] → engageant(e); [film, comedy] → charmant(e)

engaging

adj personangenehm; smilegewinnend; character, personalityeinnehmend; mannereinnehmend, angenehm; he is such an engaging characterer hat so ein einnehmendes Wesen

engaging

[ɪnˈgeɪdʒɪŋ] adjattraente

engage

(inˈgeidʒ) verb
1. to begin to employ (a workman etc). He engaged him as his assistant.
2. to book; to reserve. He has engaged an entertainer for the children's party.
3. to take hold of or hold fast; to occupy. to engage someone's attention.
4. to join battle with. The two armies were fiercely engaged.
5. to (cause part of a machine etc to) fit into and lock with another part. The driver engaged second gear.
enˈgaged adjective
1. bound by promise (especially to marry). She became engaged to John.
2. (with in) employed or occupied. She is engaged in social work.
3. busy; not free; occupied. Please come if you are not already engaged for that evening; The room / telephone line is engaged.
enˈgagement noun
the engagement of three new assistants; When shall we announce our engagement?; Have you any engagements tomorrow?; a naval engagement (= battle); (also adjective) an engagement ring.
enˈgaging adjective
attractive. an engaging smile.
References in classic literature ?
Besides, the Northwest Company, who maintained a long established control at Montreal, and knew the qualities of every voyageur, secretly interdicted the prime hands from engaging in this new service; so that, although liberal terms were offered, few presented themselves but such as were not worth having.
A WIDOW weeping on her husband's grave was approached by an Engaging Gentleman who, in a respectful manner, assured her that he had long entertained for her the most tender feelings.
I assure you, madam, that I had not intended to disclose my affection," the Engaging Gentleman humbly explained, "but the power of your beauty has overcome my discretion.
Except at the Nile, where the conditions were ideal for engaging a fleet moored in shallow water, Lord Nelson was not lucky in his weather.
There was no honor that could accrue to him from engaging in combat with slaves and criminals, or an unknown warrior from Manataj, nor was the stake of sufficient import to warrant the risk.
Many lusty blows, much more pleasant as well as easy to have seen, than to read or describe, were given on both sides: at last a violent fall, in which Jones had thrown his knees into Thwackum's breast, so weakened the latter, that victory had been no longer dubious, had not Blifil, who had now recovered his strength, again renewed the fight, and by engaging with Jones, given the parson a moment's time to shake his ears, and to regain his breath.
Middle school students who report symptoms of depression are at risk for subsequently engaging in potentially harmful sexual behavior, a study based on data from two waves of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) shows.
Charities need to monitor closely their activities to avoid engaging in prohibited political or lobbying activities, which can trigger a variety of IRS sanctions.
The program promotes development of teacher use of reciprocity in thinking as a means of flaming problems and engaging in action research as a problem-solving tool in their own schools.