[ en-gey-jing ]
/ ɛnˈgeɪ dʒɪŋ /
winning; attractive; pleasing: an engaging smile.
- engaged tone,
- engagement calendar,
- engagement ring,
Origin of engaging
en·gag·ing·ly, adverben·gag·ing·ness, nounqua·si-en·gag·ing, adjectivequa·si-en·gag·ing·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for unengaging
At first his address and manner were unengaging, but he invariably endeared himself to all with whom he was familiar.The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 2 of 2)|George Warburton
/ (ɪnˈɡeɪdʒɪŋ) /
pleasing, charming, or winning
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"interesting," 1650s (implied in engagingly), present participle adjective from engage.
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