Definitions for appealingəˈpi lɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ap•peal•ingəˈpi lɪŋ(adj.)

  1. having great appeal; attractive.

  2. entreating; imploring.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. appealing(adj)

    able to attract interest or draw favorable attention

    "He added an appealing and memorable figure to popular American mythology"- Vincent Starrett; "an appealing sense of humor"; "the idea of having enough money to retire at fifty is very appealing"

  2. sympathetic, appealing, likeable, likable(adj)

    (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings

    "the sympathetic characters in the play"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. appealing(adjective)əˈpi lɪŋ

    making you want sth; = attractive

    visually appealing; an appealing offer; The invitation sounded appealing.


  1. appealing(Adjective)

    Having appeal; attractive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appealing

    of Appeal

  2. Appealing(adj)

    that appeals; imploring

Anagrams of appealing

  1. lagniappe

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