enchanting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

enchanting

  1. Present participle of enchant.

Adjective[edit]

enchanting (comparative more enchanting, superlative most enchanting)

  1. Having the ability to enchant; charming, delightful.
    • 2013, Daniel Taylor, Rickie Lambert's debut goal gives England victory over Scotland (in The Guardian, 14 August 2013)[1]
      "Fairytale" is an over-used word in football but there is certainly something enchanting about the Lambert story, rejected as a teenager at Liverpool and then playing at, among others, Blackpool, Rochdale, Stockport and Bristol Rovers.

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Noun[edit]

enchanting (plural enchantings)

  1. An act of enchantment.
    • 1841, Alfred Beesley, The History of Banbury (page 256)
      [] by which the truth of the matter may the better be known of all felonies, murders, poisonings, enchantings, sorceries, magical arts, transgressions, []