- very attractive or delightful; charming: What an adorable hat!
- worthy of being adored.
Origin of adorable
Examples from the Web for adorable
Some people tweeted photos thanking their moms or pictures of adorable old ladies.#FixTheInternet: The Hashtag That Beat Back Kim Kardashian’s Butt
November 14, 2014
I remember them coming over all adorable with mac and cheese, collard greens, fried chicken.All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson
November 10, 2014
This year has a twist: several kids quickly forgive their parents for their alleged misdeeds, making for some adorable scenes.Jimmy Kimmel Pranks Kids (Again), Taylor Swift’s 1989 Aerobics, and More Viral Videos
The Daily Beast Video
November 9, 2014
Things seem fine at the outset, as they always do—the children are fun and adorable, the husband and wife happy and carefree.‘Force Majeure’ and the Swedish Family Vacation From Hell
October 27, 2014
It was the LEGO Friends line, after all, that prompted young Charlotte to pen the most adorable angry letter in consumer history.Why It Took LEGO So Long to Get the Memo: Girls Like Science, Too
August 6, 2014
"Ever since you were an adorable darling of four years," I assured her.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
Ah, what an adorable woman she was, and how I love to recall her to my memory!My Double Life
These adorable, kind, amusing people actually admired it, and said so.
Meg was adorable with her children and surpassed herself in the telling of stories.
And there stood Beth adorable in her perplexity, conjuring both of him to speak.The Vagrant Duke
- very attractive; charming; lovable
- rare deserving or eliciting adoration
Word Origin and History for adorable
1610s, from French adorable, from Latin adorabilis "worthy of worship," from adorare (see adore). Weakened sense of "delightful, charming" is recorded from 1710. Related: Adorably; adorableness.