very attractive or delightful; charming: What an adorable hat!
worthy of being adored.
- a·dor·a·ble·ness, a·dor·a·bil·i·ty, noun
- a·dor·a·bly, adverb
- un·a·dor·a·ble, adjective
- un·a·dor·a·ble·ness, noun
- un·a·dor·a·bly, adverb
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How to use adorable in a sentence
Instead, you can blame the rise of adorable button batteries, which have been around for decades but are now in a lot of common electronic devices kids might find around the house.
This weekend, Real Housewives Of Atlanta stars Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker showing so much Scorpio love to their adorable daughter Blaze, who just turned a year old.Kandi Burruss Celebrates Daughter Blaze Tucker’s 1st Birthday | Jasmine Grant | November 23, 2020 | Essence.com
While this year’s calendar features far fewer adorable canines than in years past, there are still some very good dogs among its pages, including Jonas Siegenthaler’s pomsky Odey, Hathaway’s pup Huck and Nick Jensen’s good boy Murphy.Capitals’ 2021 calendar features relatable theme, with players at home during pandemic | Scott Allen | November 12, 2020 | Washington Post
I think it's tacky to post nonstop photos of perfect-adorable-awesomeness during a pandemic.
However, Baby Yoda’s cuteness extends far beyond his adorable appearance.What Makes Baby Yoda So Lovable? - Facts So Romantic | Morgan K. Hoke & Douglas K. Smit | November 4, 2020 | Nautilus
It began with Pharrell adorably lurking in the forest of giant Oscar statues while singing the first verse.Oscars 2014 Best Moments: Lupita Wins, Pink Sings & One Epic Selfie | Kevin Fallon | March 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ichabod is like a drunk uncle at Thanksgiving, always saying adorably outdated things like, “Is this an admiralty court?”‘Sleepy Hollow’ Is TV’s Craziest, Most Over-the-Top New Show ... And You Should Watch It | Amy Zimmerman | October 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In true, adorably awkward JLaw fashion, she tripped on her own dress while ascending the steps to accept the award.
Adorably mortified, Hanks said his mother wanted to slap his mouth for his four-lettering transgression.From ‘Colbert’ to ‘SNL’ to Kiss Cam, Tom Hanks’s Funniest Viral Moments (VIDEOS) | Kevin Fallon | October 27, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Uggie accompanies him everywhere, wags his tail adorably, and, in one pivotal scene, saves him from a burning building.
At the same time he realised that she had never seemed so adorably lovely, so exquisite, so out of his reach.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
Unconsciously she tilted her pointed chin forward adorably, and smiled.Blazed Trail Stories | Stewart Edward White
It was so utterly unmilitary, so far from usefulness or importance, all pliant and fragrant and adorably foolish.What Will People Say? | Rupert Hughes
She looked young and fresh, and adorably dainty; an ideal bride deluxe.Lady Cassandra | Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
Polly, giggling adorably, embraced her and kissed her before everybody in the big Tudor Room.The Cup of Fury | Rupert Hughes
British Dictionary definitions for adorable
very attractive; charming; lovable
rare deserving or eliciting adoration
- adorableness, noun
- adorably, adverb
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