Definition of engaging in English:

engaging

Pronunciation: /enˈɡājiNG//inˈɡājiNG/

adjective

  • Charming and attractive.

    ‘Sophie had a sunny personality that was very engaging’
    • ‘He was an engaging character who delighted in good company and was a good man to tell a story.’
    • ‘Even though he had impeccable manners and an engaging smile, and also a ton of money, she knew he wasn't for her.’
    • ‘Good looking, polo-playing and sporty, he appeared to have an eye for a pretty face and an engaging shyness that endeared him to many and helped him become one of the most sought after bachelors in the world.’
    • ‘She smiled her most secretive and engaging smile and said nothing.’
    • ‘One of the most interesting houses in Mayfair, an engaging contrast to its neighbours, with a starry host of former occupants.’
    • ‘The paintings Cormac selected for view at the Garter Lane Centre comprise an engaging mix of land, sea and urban scapes alongside an array of still lives.’
    • ‘Never did she fail to warmly greet people with her engaging smile and lively chat.’
    • ‘He is a highly talented DJ, has a most pleasant and engaging voice, and would be a great loss to the radio station.’
    • ‘Ade is a handsome 16-year-old in New York City with a warm, engaging smile.’
    • ‘From everything I know, she is an engaging, likeable person, but she certainly isn't coming off as much of a team player.’
    • ‘She has an engaging smile, she is discrete, and she is strong.’
    • ‘Valery is a cheerful person with roguish brown eyes and an engaging smile.’
    • ‘He must have been a very engaging speaker, a charming man.’
    • ‘What interventions can be made at an architectural level to make our city a more engaging place to live?’
    • ‘It is as visually appealing as its story is engaging and imaginative.’
    • ‘His engaging personality, pretty face and impressive physique make him the envy of all the other models.’
    • ‘Michelle immediately responded to his engaging personality and smiled in returned.’
    • ‘I hadn't noticed it beforehand, but the way his face lifted when he beamed highlighted the engaging way his smile was the slightest bit crooked.’
    • ‘They realize the engaging city offers them a home and a lifestyle like most of them have never experienced.’
    • ‘I look at his engaging smile and listen to his loud laugh and kiss his soft little cheeks and I wonder.’
    charming, appealing, attractive, pretty, delightful, lovely, pleasing, pleasant, agreeable, likeable, lovable, sweet, winning, winsome, fetching, dazzling, arresting, captivating, enchanting, bewitching, alluring, irresistible, dreamy, heavenly, divine, gorgeous
    bonny
    smashing
    taking
    comely, fair
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Pronunciation:

engaging

/enˈɡājiNG//inˈɡājiNG/