Definition of ravishing in English:

ravishing

adjective

  • Delightful; entrancing.

    ‘she looked ravishing’
    • ‘What you need are ravishing good looks, charm and undemanding chit-chat, all of which Marlborough Merlot offers.’
    • ‘The smaller paintings vary in color from the same pyrelene green-black to a radiant gray-gold to a ravishing Ferrari red.’
    • ‘This ravishing city, seductively perfumed with orange blossom, is every bit as alluring as Spain's most infamous femme fatale.’
    • ‘Although personally antipathetic to his modernist pioneering spirit, I have been seduced time and again by the ravishing sounds that he produces.’
    • ‘She didn't think she was ugly; she just didn't see herself as the ravishing beauty people often told her she was.’
    • ‘He shook his head, ‘I dare say, she has once again fallen into the ravishing trap of love… I know that look.’’
    • ‘Among the cyclamen, Colchicum, with elegant, long-stemmed pink goblets, completes this ravishing October picture.’
    • ‘When Zulaykha tried to captivate Joseph by her ravishing beauty, the Almighty hastened to help him.’
    • ‘This is first and foremost a collection of ravishing photographs, many of them exquisite platinum prints.’
    • ‘She simply wants to be a beautiful, glamorous, radiant, ravishing movie star.’
    • ‘Add class to your style by including these utterly ravishing and stunning bags that are a rage this season.’
    • ‘In fact, excuse me for saying so, but I'm absolutely more ravishing than you.’
    • ‘It is a ravishing work, hardly less so than the more often performed second quartet, ‘Intimate Letters.’’
    • ‘These are ravishing pictures and this is the first time that so many of them have been shown.’
    • ‘Ten ravishing models from Bangalore, dressed in clothes designed by fashion technology students, set the ramp ablaze.’
    • ‘She looked pretty as a picture herself out here in the sunshine - a ravishing rose amongst a garden of gorgeous roses.’
    • ‘‘Your Highness, forgive me for saying so, but you look absolutely ravishing tonight,’ he said smoothly, grinning at her charmingly.’
    • ‘The Festival opens amidst the ravishing sound-world of Debussy's ground-breaking String Quartet in G minor.’
    • ‘In the first scene of the film, Marshall Will Kane marries the ravishing Amy and retires his marshal's badge.’
    • ‘The Hartke Symphony was also gorgeously done, and it is a ravishing new score.’
    very beautiful, gorgeous, stunning, wonderful, exquisite, lovely, striking, magnificent, dazzling, radiant, delightful, charming, enchanting, entrancing, captivating, bewitching
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Pronunciation

ravishing

/ˈraviSHiNG//ˈrævɪʃɪŋ/