What does attractive mean?

Definitions for attractiveəˈtræk tɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word attractive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. attractive(adj)

    pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm

    "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"

  2. attractive(adj)

    having power to arouse interest

    "an attractive opportunity"; "the job is attractive because of the pay"

  3. attractive(a)(adj)

    having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull

    "an attractive force";

Wiktionary

  1. attractive(Adjective)

    Causing attraction; having the quality of attracting by inherent force.

  2. attractive(Adjective)

    Having the power of charming or alluring by agreeable qualities; enticing.

    That's a very attractive offer.

  3. attractive(Adjective)

    Pleasing or appealing to the senses.

    He is an attractive fellow with a trim figure.

  4. Origin: From attractivus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attractive(adj)

    having the power or quality of attracting or drawing; as, the attractive force of bodies

  2. Attractive(adj)

    attracting or drawing by moral influence or pleasurable emotion; alluring; inviting; pleasing

  3. Attractive(noun)

    that which attracts or draws; an attraction; an allurement

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. attractif.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'attractive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2019

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'attractive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2795

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'attractive' in Adjectives Frequency: #266

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attractive in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attractive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Wayne's World:

    Garth Did you ever find Bugs Bunny attractive when he put on a dress and played girl bunny

  2. Paul Hokemeyer:

    The most attractive people are those who make others feel attractive. Attractiveness requires an other focus rather than a self-obsession.

  3. Happy Gilmore:

    Happy I'm stupid. You're smart. I was wrong. You were right. You're the best. I'm the wrost. You're very good-looking. I'm not very attractive.

  4. Oscar Wilde:

    Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the very highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years.

  5. Marcus Munafò:

    It suggests that, if it's true, people are rated as more attractive once they've consumed a small amount of alcohol, but if they go on to consume more alcohol, they're no longer rated as more attractive.

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