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Definition of charming adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    charming

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈtʃɑːmɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃɑːrmɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1very pleasant or attractive The cottage is tiny, but it's charming. She's a charming person. What a charming name.
  2. 2(ironic, informal) used to show that you have a low opinion of somebody’s behaviour They left me to tidy it all up myself. Charming, wasn't it?
  3. Extra examples an exquisitely charming portrait He was certainly charming, but he was also ruthless and ambitious. She’s a charming person. The cottage is tiny, but charming. We visited the charming old spa town of Moffat. What is she really like behind that charming facade?
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