charming charming  /ˈtʃɑr mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) pleasing or delighting
  2. (adj) possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers

Usage(s):

  1. This charming notion represents a cultural sea change.
  2. For a place with fewer gringos, consider Guanajuato, a charming hilltop university town.
  3. In contrast to Louis' charming, gregarious, outgoing nature, Mary was shy, reserved, socially uncomfortable and, in her own words, not very fond of other people.

News

  1. Mister Thrift: Being cheap for a cause

    Renee Hansen/Senior Staff Writer A bell chimes a charming tune as a father and his young, pony-tailed daughter walk through the doors. The owner doesn’t miss a beat, making his way from the register toward the visitors, dodging the antique grandfather clock standing majestically by the front counter. “Do you want to pick out a [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: North Texas Daily

  2. Arden Gild to present Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado’

    One of the most popular and charming of Shakespeare's comedies, Much Ado About Nothing features Benedick, an arrogant and confirmed bachelor, and Beatrice, his favorite sparring partner. While Beatrice and Benedick hide their infatuation beneath witty barbs, young love blossoms as Hero and Claudio race to the altar. When the wicked Don John conspires to break up the wedding, will false ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Garnet Valley Press

  3. The Fractalist: The Memoir of Benoit Mandelbrot, Mathematical Maverick

    The Fractalist: Memoir of a Scientific Maverick is a charming glimpse into the marvelously complex mind of maverick mathematician (and physicist, and economist, and artist) Benoit Mandelbrot, the father of fractal geometry.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Wired News

Quotes

  1. Mr Obama added: "It was an exception . . . I think we got carried away a little bit. Generally what makes them so charming is the fact that they're not spending a lot of time worrying about TV cameras or politics and we want to keep it that way. I...
    on Jul 9, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Times Online

  2. Cowell called it his "best performance so far," while Abdul praised him as "charming and sexy."
    on Mar 21, 2007 By: Simon Cowell Source: Forbes

  3. "He's a charming fellow. He's a celebrity worldwide," Romney told a Toledo, Ohio interviewer. "But he's not ready to lead the United States of America."
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Mitt Romney Source: International Herald Tribune

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