obviously contrived to charm; "an insufferably precious performance"; "a child with intolerably cute mannerisms"
worth having or seeking or achieving; "a desirable job"; "computer with many desirable features"; "a desirable outcome"
worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse; "the parents found the girl suitable for their son"
(informal British) sexually attractive; "a dishy blonde"
get caught; "make sure the gear is engaged"
consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
attracting or delighting; "an engaging frankness"; "a piquant face with large appealing eyes"
give to in marriage
keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
hire for work or assistance; "engage aid, help, services, or support"
carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"
carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns); "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"
ask to represent; of legal counsel; "I'm retaining a lawyer"
engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"
provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire; "an alluring prospect"; "her alluring smile"; "the voice was low and beguiling"; "difficult to say no to an enticing advertisement"; "a tempting invitation"
lovable especially in a childlike or naive way
a very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model
appealing to the emotions as well as the eye
possessing an extraordinary ability to attract; "a charismatic leader"; "a magnetic personality"
having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel; "the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material"
determined by earth's magnetic fields; "magnetic north"; "the needle of a magnetic compass points to the magnetic north pole"
capable of being magnetized
of or relating to or caused by magnetism; "magnetic forces"
to a moderately sufficient extent or degree;
pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing; "pretty girl"; "pretty song"; "pretty room"
(used ironically) unexpectedly bad; "a pretty mess"; "a pretty kettle of fish"
acceptable to the taste or mind; "palatable food"; "a palatable solution to the problem"
having strong sexual appeal; "juicy barmaids"; "a red-hot mama"; "a voluptuous woman"; "a toothsome blonde in a tight dress"