engagingly engagingly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an engaging manner

Usage(s):

  1. On national television, Charles and Diana engagingly discussed the most widely publicized 'secret' courtship in the history of the court.
  2. But the great physicist was also engagingly simple, trading ties and socks for mothy sweaters and sweatshirts.
  3. She was engagingly wholesome, did not smoke and rarely drank.

News

  • Colum McCann - An Irishman in New York and a bona fide literary star

    In 'TransAtlantic' (Random House), the National Book Award-winning novelist Colum McCann crisscrosses the ocean that separates his New York home from his Irish homeland with deceptive ease, delivering the most engagingly beautiful novel of his career, a work that spans 150 years and two continents in a literary high wire act that surpasses even his last celebrated novel 'Let the Great World Spin.'
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  1. Bill Moyers said, "These exciting tales are the way to a youngster's imagination - and his grandfather's, too. History's never been told more vividly or more engagingly for the young and old alike. May Young Indy be my grandson's companion far into...
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: Bill Moyers Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com

  2. Michael Howard, the Conservative leader, said: "She displayed considerable bravery, both in her personal battle against serious illness and in tackling difficult political issues, often employing her engagingly unorthodox style to great effect. Her...
    on Aug 19, 2005 By: Michael Howard Source: Times Online

  3. "It maintains impeccable dignity even as it tracks a group of shamelessly and engagingly profane, coarse and irreverent marines, members of an elite reconnaissance battalion that spearheaded the invasion," Alessandra Stanley wrote in The Times...
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Alessandra Stanley Source: New York Times

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