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ravishing Syllabification: rav·ish·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈraviSHiNG/

Definition of ravishing in English:


Delightful; entrancing: she looked ravishing
More example sentences
  • Add class to your style by including these utterly ravishing and stunning bags that are a rage this season.
  • She simply wants to be a beautiful, glamorous, radiant, ravishing movie star.
  • The smaller paintings vary in color from the same pyrelene green-black to a radiant gray-gold to a ravishing Ferrari red.
very beautiful, gorgeous, stunning, wonderful, lovely, striking, magnificent, dazzling, radiant, delightful, charming, enchanting
informal amazing, sensational, fantastic, fabulous, terrific, bodacious, hot, red-hot, -licious


Pronunciation: /ˈraviSHiNGlē/
Example sentences
  • Already a huge success in London, the band is looking forward to unleashing this ravishingly inventive piece of musical theatre on America.
  • She was called the most irresistible woman in the world - sultry, tempestuous and ravishingly beautiful.
  • From the opening pages it is clear that Faber writes some of the most ravishingly beautiful prose of any young writer.
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