One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In a manner that inspires affection.‘he was admired by 'his boys', as he endearingly called them’
- ‘He smiled endearingly at her.’
- ‘Instead of sounding self-important, the effect is endearingly comic.’
- ‘Sancho, too, despite his coarseness, is endearingly innocent.’
- ‘Preparing herself for a litany of soppy praise, Georgiana found her brother's narrative direct and endearingly touching.’
- ‘Werner pens endearingly witty and engaging songs.’
- ‘The author endearingly says that ' most people are honest. '’
- ‘Awarded the Musician Of The Year trophy, he endearingly apologised for being American and expressed his appreciation of the British folk community.’
- ‘And how did he go from endearingly pathetic to pathetically pathetic so fast?’
- ‘He's also endearingly geeky - whenever he opens his trademark daypack, a computer magazine generally drops out.’
- ‘She has quirks and a "personality" - as her mother endearingly terms it - that makes her stand out.’
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