Definition of beguiling in English:

beguiling

adjective

  • Charming or enchanting, often in a deceptive way.

    ‘a beguiling mixture of English, French and Italian’
    • ‘In theater or cabaret, the redheaded "flapper" was a beguiling presence.’
    • ‘Her playful way with the song was altogether beguiling.’
    • ‘Prepare to behold the most beguiling foodstuffs known to man.’
    • ‘She is a fascinating, beguiling woman who I feel very privileged to have met in the flesh.’
    • ‘Looking into the beguiling eyes of the accused, his honor does not have the heart to sentence them.’
    • ‘It can't just have been the mesmeric, beguiling videos by hip, ascendant directors.’
    • ‘I have not driven a more beguiling engine all year.’
    • ‘He is engaged to Rose, a beguiling socialite who is 25 years his junior.’
    • ‘He played with easy beguiling brilliance, like neon light, at times erupting into shards of pure ecstatic electric yearning.’
    • ‘With a beguiling, over the shoulder, come-hither look, she began to dance to the music.’
    • ‘This is cool, sophisticated, endlessly intriguing downtempo electronica with a beguiling, organic sound.’
    • ‘With her allure, she is even fooling the foreign diplomats through her beguiling appearance.’
    • ‘The work opens with a beguiling play of diagonal white lines across a black screen, entering at irregular moments.’
    • ‘The result is an utterly beguiling game worthy of its legendary name.’
    • ‘The more we linger, the more we see beguiling dances.’
    • ‘Now the enterprising county council is inviting tourists to rediscover one of the region's most beguiling attractions, Sherwood Forest.’
    • ‘The former is an utterly beguiling, effortlessly simple piano ballad.’
    • ‘Pitfield's chamber music from the middle period is substantial yet beguiling.’
    • ‘The most beguiling aspect of the report was its two-part thesis.’
    • ‘Very few people have ever seen these shy, utterly beguiling creatures on their immemorial trek.’

Pronunciation:

beguiling

/bɪˈɡʌɪlɪŋ/