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"
having power to arouse interest
"an attractive opportunity"; "the job is attractive because of the pay"
having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull
"an attractive force";
Causing attraction; having the quality of attracting by inherent force.
Having the power of charming or alluring by agreeable qualities; enticing.
That's a very attractive offer.
Pleasing or appealing to the senses.
He is an attractive fellow with a trim figure.
Origin: From attractivus.
having the power or quality of attracting or drawing; as, the attractive force of bodies
attracting or drawing by moral influence or pleasurable emotion; alluring; inviting; pleasing
that which attracts or draws; an attraction; an allurement
Origin: [Cf. F. attractif.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'attractive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2019
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'attractive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2795
Rank popularity for the word 'attractive' in Adjectives Frequency: #266
The numerical value of attractive in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of attractive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Garth Did you ever find Bugs Bunny attractive when he put on a dress and played girl bunny
The most attractive people are those who make others feel attractive. Attractiveness requires an other focus rather than a self-obsession.
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.
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.
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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Translations for attractive
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- притегателен, привлекателенBulgarian
- atractiuCatalan, Valencian
- atraktivní, přitažlivýCzech
- tiltalende, tiltrækkendeDanish
- anziehend, schön, attraktivGerman
- attractif, attrayant, sympathiqueFrench
- tarraingeach, tlachdmhorScottish Gaelic
- מושכת, מושךHebrew
- vonzó, csábítóHungarian
- procace, attrattivo, attraenteItalian
- ეშხიანი, მომხიბვლელიGeorgian
- attraktiv, tiltalende, tiltrekkendeNorwegian
- atraente, atrativoPortuguese
- симпатичный, притягательный, привлекательныйRussian
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