Definitions for becomingbɪˈkʌm ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

be•com•ingbɪˈkʌm ɪŋ(adj.)

  1. tending to give a pleasing effect or attractive appearance:

    a becoming hairdo.

  2. suitable; proper.

  3. (n.)any process of change.

Origin of becoming:

1555–65

be•com′ing•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemly(adj)

    according with custom or propriety

    "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior"

  2. becoming(adj)

    displaying or setting off to best advantage

    "a becoming new shade of rose"; "a becoming portrait"

Wiktionary

  1. becoming(Noun)

    The act or process in which something becomes.

  2. becoming(Adjective)

    pleasingly suitable to the particular person involved.

  3. becoming(Adjective)

    decent, respectable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Becoming

    of Become

  2. Becoming(adj)

    appropriate or fit; congruous; suitable; graceful; befitting

  3. Becoming(noun)

    that which is becoming or appropriate

Freebase

  1. Becoming

    "Becoming" is a song by American heavy metal group Pantera from their album Far Beyond Driven. It was released as a 2-track promotional-only vinyl 12", with "5 Minutes Alone" as its B-side. The song features a unique guitar riff by Dimebag Darrell which involves a DigiTech Whammy pedal as well as extensive double bass drumming from Vinnie Paul. It also uses an unusual guitar tuning, simultaneously mixing dropped-D and Eb tuning.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'becoming' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1435

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'becoming' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2458


Translations for becoming

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

becoming(adjective)

attractive

a very becoming dress.

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