pleasing; delightful: a charming child.
using charm; exercising magic power.
- charm·ing·ly, adverb
- charm·ing·ness, noun
- un·charm·ing, adjective
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How to use charming in a sentence
Around the country, they built charming outdoor tents, created picnic-friendly takeout menus, and sold frozen cocktail popsicles to coax customers out of their homes to enjoy something resembling an old world of hospitality.A Looming Menace for Restaurants: Winter Is Coming | Brenna Houck | October 15, 2020 | Eater
Then there’s the decades-old and foolhardy 17th Street liquor moratorium, that seemingly did very little but stymie growth in development along what is now one of the city’s most charming streets.
It’s never all that charming to begin with, and rarely is it less charming than when Richard forcefully rear-ends Emily’s car after he sees her talking to another man.
Rory is their new Lorelai — a high-achieving, biddable, anxious-to-please Lorelai — and wealthy, charming Logan is their new Christopher.
The neighborhood is known for charming brick houses that were built by 19th-century immigrants.
Legs McNeil, of Punk magazine fame, once called him “cute” and “charming.”‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings | Melissa Leon | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
To most people, this was funny and humanizing—maybe even charming!
Alexander is everything Turing is not—gregarious, flirty, and, you guessed it, charming.From ‘The Good Wife’ to ‘The Imitation Game’: Matthew Goode Wages His Charm Offensive | Kevin Fallon | November 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For those who have a problem with that, she offered a charming, subtle middle finger.Jeopardy! Champion Julia Collins’s Brain Feels Like Mush | Sujay Kumar | November 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mayim Bialik and the cast of Blossom charming family moment, or the beginning of a “Very Special Episode” of Blossom?The Most WTF Covers of ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside,’ Everyone’s Favorite Date-Rape Holiday Classic | Kevin Fallon | November 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
That poor, pretty creature, starving, in her charming pink dress and hat of roses.Rosemary in Search of a Father | C. N. Williamson
And he replied shortly, and with a slight charming affectation of pride: "I did without."Hilda Lessways | Arnold Bennett
The back of her head will be quite in line with her charming little bust, and I for one shall walk round and laugh in her face.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
Just as it disappeared from view he caught a glimpse of a charming little girl, peeping out of a latticed window beside the door.Davy and The Goblin | Charles E. Carryl
Whereat, he stepped to one side, and led upon the stage, a charming blonde who was greeted profusely.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
British Dictionary definitions for charming
delightful; pleasant; attractive
- charmingly, adverb
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