alluring

[ uh-loor-ing ]
/ əˈlʊər ɪŋ /
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adjective

very attractive or tempting; enticing; seductive.
fascinating; charming.

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Origin of alluring

First recorded in 1525–35; allure + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM alluring

al·lur·ing·ly, adverbal·lur·ing·ness, nounun·al·lur·ing, adjectiveun·al·lur·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for alluring

alluring
/ (əˈljʊərɪŋ, əˈlʊə-) /

adjective

enticing; fascinating; attractive

Derived forms of alluring

alluringly, adverb
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