Definitions for temptingˈtɛmp tɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tempt•ingˈtɛmp tɪŋ(adj.)

  1. enticing or inviting.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alluring, beguiling, enticing, tempting(adj)

    highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire

    "an alluring prospect"; "her alluring smile"; "the voice was low and beguiling"; "difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement"; "a tempting invitation"

  2. tantalizing, tantalising, tempting(adj)

    very pleasantly inviting

    "a tantalizing aroma"; "a tempting repast"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. tempting(adjective)ˈtɛmp tɪŋ

    very attractive and making you want to have or do it

    The idea of a weekend away was very tempting.


  1. tempting(Adjective)

    attractive, appealing, enticing

  2. tempting(Adjective)

    seductive, alluring, inviting

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tempting

    of Tempt

  2. Tempting(adj)

    adapted to entice or allure; attractive; alluring; seductive; enticing; as, tempting pleasures

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