Definitions

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  • adj. Abounding with charms.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Abounding with charms.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Abounding with charms or melodies; charming; melodious.

Etymologies

charm +‎ -ful (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Coming with a party of gentlemanly fellows slowly rowing up the Thames and humming some passionate recitative from an opera, he alone could recall the charmful stillness of a Scotch Sabbath, the worshiping crowds, and the evening psalm ascending from so many thousand hearthstones:

    Winter Evening Tales

  • Knowing you some way, I should say that nobody have a right to presume that the other choice of your fiancé might be more charmful and beautiful than you ...

    The Writer to Her Lawyer in Siberia

  • If you use yes to answer my questions, then I guess you must want to get much more gold to make your hero more charmful and more powerful.

    Temporal Attitudes

  • Do you want to make them more charmful, more powerful?

    Temporal Attitudes

  • Houston used all his mighty personal influence, and all his charmful, potent eloquence to keep Texas in _the Union_, he failed, and was deposed from the Governorship on his refusal to sign the Ordinance of

    Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 2 of 8 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History

  • Eddic record, Dark Elves (Nibelungs, or nebulous Sons of the Night) are digging and working, melting and forging the ore in their smithies, producing charmful rings that remind us of the diadems which bind the brows of rulers; golden ornaments and sharp weapons; all of which confer great power upon their owner.

    Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History

  • She, although as charmful and cajoling as ever, in the pauses of the conversation allowed an expression of anxiety to cloud her bright face.

    Muslin

  • The shoulders were square and carried well back, the head was round, with close-cut hair, the straight-falling coat was buttoned high, and the fashionable collar, with a black satin cravat, beautifully tied and relieved with a rich pearl pin, set another unexpected but singularly charmful detail to an aggregate of apparently irreconcilable characteristics.

    A Mere Accident

  • They sat in the charmful, dusky glimmer of starlight, for candles and fire were forbidden luxuries.

    Remember the Alamo

  • "What is there in her face that is so charmful?" she asked.

    A Daughter of Fife

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