ravishing

[ rav-i-shing ]
/ ˈræv ɪ ʃɪŋ /

adjective

extremely beautiful or attractive; enchanting; entrancing.

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Origin of ravishing

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English; see origin at ravish, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM ravishing

rav·ish·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for ravishing

ravishing
/ (ˈrævɪʃɪŋ) /

adjective

delightful; lovely; entrancing

Derived forms of ravishing

ravishingly, adverb
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