fetching, gracious, ladylike, she has devoted her adult life to taking care of Mitt and the boys.
He changed his name to Ronnie Rocket, becomes a bona fide rock star, and attracts a fetching tap-dancer, Electra-Cute.
fetching French actress Audrey Tautou is back in the romantic drama “Delicacy.”
Hannah understands that intuitively; her Gilly is also lovable and fetching and sympathetic.
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"Well, it's time we were all in bed," said the Badger, getting up and fetching flat candlesticks.
Mr. Jarvis (aside)Thats a fetching way she has of raising her eyes.
And fact three—Bryce evidently had a motive in fetching Harker tonight—to overlook your operations.
"It isn't like fetching milk and sleeping in a loft," Elsie said sharply.
Skiffs flitted in and out of the secluded cove, fetching and carrying supplies or recruits.
1580s, "crafty, scheming," present participle adjective from fetch. The sense of "alluring, fascinating" is by 1880.
Old English feccan, apparently a variant of fetian, fatian "to fetch, bring near, obtain; induce; to marry," probably from Proto-Germanic *fatojanan (cf. Old Frisian fatia "to grasp, seize, contain," Old Norse feta "to find one's way," Middle Dutch vatten, Old High German sih faggon "to mount, climb," German fassen "to grasp, contain"). Variant form fet, a derivation of the older Old English version of the word, survived as a competitor until 17c. Related: Fetched; fetching.
"apparition, specter, a double," 1787, of unknown origin (see OED for discussion).
Attractive: afetching appearance (1902+)