[en-chan-ting, -chahn-]


charming; captivating: an enchanting smile.

Origin of enchanting

First recorded in 1545–55; enchant + -ing2
Related formsen·chant·ing·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for enchantingly

Historical Examples of enchantingly

  • And she laughed at him out of her green eyes that slanted so enchantingly.

    The Crimson Tide

    Robert W. Chambers

  • I am flattered, said the Devil, and smiled gently, enchantingly.

  • It was aristocratic, enchantingly indolent, like the face of a happy lotus-eater.

    The Garden Of Allah

    Robert Hichens

  • She was young, she was strong, above all she was enchantingly pretty!

    What Timmy Did

    Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes

  • Later, Rosalie, came, enchantingly demure in her Greuze-like beauty.

    The Danger Mark

    Robert W. Chambers

British Dictionary definitions for enchantingly



pleasant; delightful
Derived Formsenchantingly, adverb
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