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adorable

[ uh-dawr-uh-buhl, uh-dohr- ]
/ əˈdɔr ə bəl, əˈdoʊr- /
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adjective
very attractive or delightful; charming: What an adorable hat!
worthy of being adored.
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Origin of adorable

From the Latin word adōrābilis, dating back to 1605–15. See adore, -able

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How to use adorable in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for adorable

adorable
/ (əˈdɔːrəbəl) /

adjective
very attractive; charming; lovable
rare deserving or eliciting adoration

Derived forms of adorable

adorableness, nounadorably, adverb
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