alluring

[uh-loo r-ing]

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. allston,
  2. allston, washington,
  3. allude,
  4. allure,
  5. allurement,
  6. alluringly,
  7. allusion,
  8. allusive,
  9. allusively,
  10. alluvial

Origin of alluring

First recorded in 1525–35; allure1 + -ing2

Related formsal·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 alluringly

alluring

adjective

enticing; fascinating; attractive
Derived Formsalluringly, adverb

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