- very attractive or delightful; charming: What an adorable hat!
- worthy of being adored.
Origin of adorable
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Contemporary Examples of adorably
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
March 3, 2014
In true, adorably awkward JLaw fashion, she tripped on her own dress while ascending the steps to accept the award.The Juvenile Oscars
February 25, 2013
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)
October 27, 2012
Stamos plays a suave dentist dating the adorably neurotic Emma (Jayma Mays), much to the consternation of Will (Matthew Morrison).Britney Spears Invades Glee: 6 Best Moments
September 29, 2010
Historical Examples of adorably
He now perceived that the creature was not only young but most adorably feminine.The Creators
And how adorably she teases him in those four crosses marked 'These are from Fred.'Kathleen
Her attitude was demure but her smile was adorably mischievous.The Trail of Conflict
Emilie Baker Loring
She was the personification of caprice, adorably constructed, and constructed to be adored.Eden
She is adorably capricious, and her style of beauty wears well.A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
Honore de Balzac
- very attractive; charming; lovable
- rare deserving or eliciting adoration
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.