irresistible irresistible  /ˌɪ rɪ ˈzɪ stə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) impossible to resist; overpowering
  2. (adj) overpoweringly attractive

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Irrepressible and irresistible, they were and remain the world's most astonishing rock-'n'-roll band Full Story: Try 4 issues of PTI magazine Risk-Free!.
  2. Irrepressible and irresistible, they were -- and remain --the world's most astonishing rock-'n'-roll band.
  3. In that book, the first of a trilogy, Funke presents us with a simple but irresistible idea.

News

  1. Theater review: 'Present Laughter' a sophisticated escape

    Michael Cumpsty. / TRTC Written bySir Nöel Coward as a vehicle for his own multifaceted talents, the 1939 comedy “Present Laughter” has proven irresistible to many of the larger-then-life leading men of stage and screen, who find in its portrait of an aging matinee idol (and the people in his frantic orbit) just the sort of send-up they can sink their teeth into.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: MyCentralJersey.com

  2. Fast lane to the past

    NOCONA — Like a man who runs a candy store, Billy Dean Dobbs spends part of almost every day cleaning nose prints off the front windows. What’s inside is clearly irresistible.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Wichita Falls Times Record News

  3. ALL4 Climbs the Winner's Podium: Success for the MINI Countryman in the 2013 "Off Road Award"

    MUNICH, GERMANY – June 14, 2013: Irresistible design and unstoppable progress – the MINI Countryman is winning over fresh target groups and attracting increasing numbers of fans among potential buyers of all-wheel drive automobiles.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Auto Channel

Quotes

  1. "Robert was a lovely man who truly had a zest for life," Sports Editor Terry Taylor said. "He had a twinkle in his eye, a sly sense of humor and, usually, a self-deprecating remark that made him an irresistible magnet for all of us. We loved...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Terry Taylor Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Tony brings the laughs, a certain charm, and an inescapable charisma," Brooks told the AP. "He's irresistible. Everybody likes Tony Danza."
    on Jun 18, 2007 By: Mel Brooks Source: Washington Post

  3. "Congress' real power to end this war is to use its funding power. But while that's Congress' only real power, it is not the only power in America," Edwards said in a commencement speech at New England College. "The irresistible power of...
    on May 12, 2007 By: John Edwards Source: FOXNews

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