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ˈwɪn səmwin·some

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. winsomeadjective

    charming in a childlike or naive way


  1. winsomeadjective

    Charming; inspiring trust and approval; especially if in an innocent manner.

    His bedside manner was especially winsome.


  1. Winsome

    Winsome is a song by the Jamaican artist Half Pint. It appears on his debut album from 1984, In Fine Style. The song became a number-one hit.


  1. winsome

    Winsome is an adjective that describes someone or something as attractive, charming or appealing, often in a childlike or innocent way.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Winsomeadjective

    cheerful; merry; gay; light-hearted

  2. Winsomeadjective

    causing joy or pleasure; gladsome; pleasant

  3. Etymology: [AS. wynsum, fr. wynn joy; akin to OS. wunnia, OHG. wunna, wunni, G. wonne, Goth. wunan to rejoice (in unwunands sad), AS. wunian to dwell. . See Win, v. t., Wont, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Winsome

    win′sum, adj. cheerful: pleasant: attractive.—adv. Win′somely.—n. Win′someness. [A.S. wyn-sum, pleasant—wyn, joy (Ger. wonne).]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of winsome in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of winsome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of winsome in a Sentence

  1. Edna Ferber:

    Writers should be read but not seen. Rarely are they a winsome sight.

  2. Morgan Ortagus:

    Look at the treatment of Winsome Sears, this is a woman that was in the Marines. I mean, this woman is a bad a--, right? She is an inspiration to many women, but she’s never going to get that coverage. She’s never going to get that treatment.

  3. Penny Nance:

    You have to have a winsome personality, you have got to have a message that works, that people understand, that deals with the issues that are in the hearts of the voters. And you need to have muscle, infrastructure, ground game and money to win. If you don't have one of these it will be very hard.

  4. Fox News:

    The same ‘ White nationalists ’ who elected Republican Glenn Youngkin governorof Virginia voted for Former Republican Delegate Winsome Sears, a Black woman, as lieutenant governor, how racist ! They alsoelected Republican Jason Miyares, Jason Miyares, as their next attorney general. What bigots !

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    someone who takes the place of another person
    A occasional
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    C urban
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