Definition of becoming in English:



  • 1(of clothing) looking good on someone.

    ‘what a becoming dress!’
    • ‘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.’
    flattering, fetching, attractive, lovely, pretty, handsome, stylish, elegant, chic, fashionable, comely, tasteful
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    1. 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.’