Definition of fetching in English:



  • Attractive.

    ‘a fetching little garment of pink satin’
    • ‘Unfortunately, the flash in the following photo misses what I was trying to capture - that being the fact that Minnesotan women can be quite fetching.’
    • ‘And honestly, I found him to be quite fetching, this Pappy of the Southern Wood.’
    • ‘Fortunately, they remember that Karl had been robbed shortly before his death by a fetching young mechanic, Rudolf.’
    • ‘The soloists, too, delivered a fetching geometry onstage, delightful to Balanchine aficionados anytime.’
    • ‘For I once referred to Ms. Landrieu as ‘somewhat fetching.’’
    • ‘We even got to roam around Television Centre with them a bit today - Mena making a particularly fetching weather presenter.’
    • ‘The goalie, in fetching golden boots, slides out to collect the ball with the look of a frightened animal.’
    • ‘In Joey's adult-child personality and fetching narrative voice you will find an echo of Huck Finn, whose situation, remember, was not so different.’
    • ‘However, she is funny (read Esquire interview), clever (Harvard A student whilst pursuing acting career) and quite fetching.’
    • ‘From my gawking spot across the cafe, I can't testify to her firmness or fashionableness, but I think everyone in that cafe was busy facing it - she's fetching.’
    • ‘Cash-strapped sponsors of table tennis, billiards and badminton are seriously considering a change in uniform so that its women players look less dowdy and more fetching.’
    • ‘Emily looked great, as always; Dasha had that tall blonde thing working to perfection, and Helen was quite fetching in a stylish ensemble and a devilish gleam in her eyes.’
    • ‘Enjoying a sudden burst of confidence, primarily because he'd just spotted a particularly pretty classmate in a fetching skating skirt, he shot off and left me to my own devices.’
    • ‘Here also she gets her lines right, she is still poised and graceful, she is still fetching on the dance floor, but she has precious little to do.’
    • ‘I am convinced I would look fetching in one of these.’
    • ‘This Naxos CD brings together three of his best concertante works in fetching new performances.’
    • ‘It struggles greatly to hold your attention, despite the presence of the fetching Lane, who has been here before to far better effect in A Walk On The Moon and Unfaithful.’
    • ‘Sure, the gals look fetching in their outfits - and Cook and Dawson aren't bad as Josie and Valerie.’
    • ‘With a free wheeling expressive mind-set the band seem incredibly focused, displaying fetching guitar rifts demonstrating a resemblance comparable to a Libertines stage show.’
    • ‘Director Pradip Sarkar realises there is no beauty in vanity, hence his girl is beautiful without being vain, she is fetching without being beguiling.’
    attractive, appealing, adorable, sweet, winsome, pretty, lovely, delightful, charming, prepossessing, captivating, enchanting
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