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ˈwɪn səmwin·some

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. winsome(adj)

    charming in a childlike or naive way

Wiktionary

  1. winsome(Adjective)

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

    His bedside manner was especially winsome.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Winsome(adj)

    cheerful; merry; gay; light-hearted

    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.]

  2. Winsome(adj)

    causing joy or pleasure; gladsome; pleasant

    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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Numerology

  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. 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.

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