Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the effect of a charm; fascinating; enchanting; hence, pleasing in the highest degree; delightful.
- Synonyms Enchanting, bewitching, captivating, delightful, lovely.
- adj. pleasant, charismatic
- adj. delightful in a playful way which avoids responsibility or seriousness, as if attracting through a magical charm
- v. present participle of charm.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pleasing the mind or senses in a high degree; delighting; fascinating; attractive.
- adj. possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers
- adj. pleasing or delighting
- From charm. (Wiktionary)
“And I think it is _most_ charming, Mister Lushington; and I remember me now that Lady Fanny Errol, poor thing, said it would be a _charming_ sight.”
“I started getting sick all the time, had trouble sleeping and just wasn’t my usual…..charming….yeah, we’ll go with charming self.”
“Calling a video game cute is like calling a house charming in the real estate section of the newspaper, meaning that like charming is code for tiny, cute is usually code for a game for kids.”
“Here they reëmbarked, following a river of wonderful windings, and through a series of magnificent and beautiful lakes, and through a country which they described as charming in the extreme, until they entered the magnificent expanse of Green Bay, at its southern extremity.”
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“But Benedict, however "charming," is still stifling theologians who challenge ideas about Catholicism, says Thomas Reese, a Jesuit priest and former editor of the Jesuit-owned magazine America.”
“& odq; I had noticed that she was much changed, & cdq; Mr. Wentworth declared, in a tone whose unexpressive, unimpassioned quality appeared to Felix to reveal a profundity of opposition. & odq; It may be that she is only becoming what you call a charming woman. &cdq;”
“Hahahahah Dick calling palin charming and engaging!”
“His character is described as a charming politician who wants to end his gubernatorial bid after a family scandal.”
“These gorgeous little paper cupcake wrappers from Belle & Boo are almost too good to use, so charming is the illustration.”
“Ora recounts in charming detail her 20 miraculously unscathed years of family life, when she and her husband and boys were like a little underground cell in the heart of the 'situation.”
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