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1(of clothing) looking good on someone.‘what a becoming dress!’
flattering, fetching, attractive, lovely, pretty, handsome, stylish, elegant, chic, fashionable, comely, tastefulView synonyms
- ‘When Fleur remarked that Evita's hair was "very becoming worn straight and simply, she asked if I would look at pictures of her in the many ways she'd worn it."’
- ‘She did always wear a becoming light blue dress that seemed to be tailor made down to the seams.’
- 1.1 Suitable or appropriate.‘do not talk too much to your cousins, it's not becoming’
- ‘This might be the reason for my hesitation: embarrassment, brought on by a becoming modesty.’
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