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.