Definitions

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  • adj. superlative form of charming: most charming.

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Examples

  • “Trust me,” I tell them, and smile my biggest, charmingest smile.

    White Cat

  • ‘Well, now your ladyship has seen my Pamela — Is she not the charmingest girl in the world?’

    Pamela

  • This is the charmingest place we have ever lived in for repose and restfulness, superb scenery whose beauty undergoes a perpetual change from one miracle to another, yet never runs short of fresh surprises and new inventions.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • Then she straightened her veil, and fussed anxiously with her mirror before seating herself on her divan, and it was the charmingest thing to see her give me a last radiant smile and then compose her face in that icy mask, while I waited suitably hang-dog, standing in the middle of the floor at a respectful distance.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • I went to the house, and who should be at the window but the charmingest little brown girl, who said we were not far from Alam Bagh, but the British had arrived there, and people were running away.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • A skirt rustled within the inner door, and Mrs. Petullo, flushed a little to her great becoming in spite of a curl-paper or two, and clad in a lilac-coloured negligee of the charmingest, came into the office with a well-acted start of surprise to find a client there.

    Doom Castle

  • There are successive months during which this mood hangs upon him like an incubus; then it passes suddenly, like a cloud, and the air (as at Seville) wooes him to his charmingest fancies.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 80, June, 1864

  • She excused herself to me in the charmingest way possible.

    The Mountebank

  • This is one of the charmingest towns we have visited, and I am so glad

    A Cathedral Courtship

  • Yet when Calista appears on the stage, Mrs. Manley rushes across to fling her arms around her and to murmur: "O charmingest Nymph of all Apollo's Train, let me embrace thee!"

    Some Diversions of a Man of Letters

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