inviting

[ in-vahy-ting ]
/ ɪnˈvaɪ tɪŋ /
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adjective

attractive, alluring, or tempting: an inviting offer.

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Origin of inviting

First recorded in 1580–90; invite + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM inviting

in·vit·ing·ly, adverbin·vit·ing·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for inviting

inviting
/ (ɪnˈvaɪtɪŋ) /

adjective

tempting; alluring; attractive

Derived forms of inviting

invitingly, adverbinvitingness, noun
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