attractive attractive  /ə ˈtræk tɪv/


  1. (adj) pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm
  2. (adj) having power to arouse interest
  3. (adj) having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull



  1. For really attractive candidates, 54% of men would say yes to a one night stand, while less than 8% of women would.
  2. The newest spin on lingerie is attractive in part because it de-sexes the breast.
  3. A dirt-of-the-earth guy hooking up with the ultimate ethereal gal, WALL-E and EVE could be the 29th century version of Tracy and Hepburn, or Seth Rogen and any attractive woman.


  1. Research and Markets: China is an Attractive Option for Pharmaceutical Outsourcing due to Low Development Costs

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "China Pharmaceutical Market Outlook - Government Incentives, Healthcare Reform and a Rapidly Ageing Population Provide Strong Stimulus for Growth" report to their offering. China Becoming Pharma Production Hub China remains an attractive target for ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Region viewed as attractive emerging market for oil and natural gas industry

    COUDERSPORT — The four-county region could be viewed as an attractive emerging market for the oil and natural gas industry, an expert on the issue explained on Tuesday night in Coudersport.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Bradford Era

  3. Is Boeing More Attractive Than Its Peers?

    Is Boeing More Attractive Than Its Peers?        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool


  1. "We play well," Netherlands coach Bert Van Marwijk said. "Spain plays well, but they are more attractive and this is where we want to get, too."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: The Associated Press

  2. "He's probably as big a player as there is in the National Hockey League and he can skate," Dudley said. "That skill, that combination is so attractive. We think we got something special there."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Rick Dudley Source: Spartanburg Herald Journal

  3. "It was something so unique, because there had never been anything quite like it," said Potts. "We had Lucy and Ethel (on TV previously), but we never had that exponentially expanded, smart, attractive women who read newspapers and had...
    on Oct 26, 2006 By: Annie Potts Source: International Herald Tribune

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