interesting

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

interest +‎ -ing

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɪntəɹəstɪŋ/, /ˈɪnt(ʃ)ɹɛstɪŋ/, /ˈɪnt(ʃ)ɹɪstɪŋ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɪnt(ʃ)ɹɛstɪŋ/
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Adjective[edit]

interesting (comparative more interesting, superlative most interesting)

  1. Arousing or holding the attention or interest of someone.
  2. (euphemistic) strange or unusual, in a negative sense.
    The stew had an interesting flavor.

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Verb[edit]

interesting

  1. present participle of interest