American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Very attractive; charming: a fetching new hairstyle.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Alluring; attractive; fascinating; taking; “killing”: as, an awfully fetching bonnet.
- Crafty; tricky: as, “the fetching practice of prelates,”
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. drawing favorable attention.
- adj. very attractive; capturing interest
“In case my spate of reviews should be giving the impression that I'm living (as my ex said not long after we parted) entirely for pleasure, I thought I'd bring you all up to date with what I'm doing when not swanning the theatres of New York in fetching outfits and neo-vintage hats.”
“I can get the obedience down, then let someone else work their magic as far as the force fetching is concerned.”
“Intelligent pre-fetching is a fine idea for boosting performance.”
“Wind and sea had sprung up, and the Dazzler was rolling and tossing and now and again fetching up on her anchor-chain with a savage jerk.”
“God had both ways altered the course of nature, both in fetching streams out of the rock and turning streams into rock, v. 15.”
“The power of Christ, in fetching money out of a fish's mouth for this purpose.”
“The trading was broken into several pieces, with the calls fetching about $2.31 and the puts some $1.49, according to optionMONSTER's tracking programs.”
“But as NASA planners look hard for the billions of dollars for a mission to return a few ounces of rock from Mars, the notion of fetching supertanker quantities from even-farther-out Titan seems completely absurd.”
“According to the Full-Disclosure advisory, a feature known as DNS pre-fetching, which is enabled by default, is responsible for the loss of anonymity.”
“With the January 100 calls fetching $2.53 apiece, Amazon shares would have to eclipse their 52-week high of $101.09 for the trade to pay off.”
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words that sound pretty and have a pretty meaning
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