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

 

winsome

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈwɪnsəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪnsəm//
 
(especially literary) Attractiveness, Female attractiveness
 
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(of people or their manner) pleasant and attractive synonym engaging a winsome smile See related entries: Attractiveness, Female attractiveness Word Origin Old English wynsum, from wyn ‘joy’ + -some.
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