- 1(Especially of clothing) flattering a person’s appearance: what a becoming dress! New beret? It’s very becomingMore example sentences
- She did always wear a becoming light blue dress that seemed to be tailor made down to the seams.
- When Fleur remarked that Evita's hair was "very becoming worn straight and simply, she asked if I would look at pictures of her in the many ways she'd worn it."
- 1.1Decorous: a becoming modestyMore example sentences
- This might be the reason for my hesitation: embarrassment, brought on by a becoming modesty.
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- The process of coming to be something or of passing into a state: a series of poem sketches in a state of becomingMore example sentences
- This tradition of thought on mimesis may be helpful for thinking about what is involved in the games encounter, and the partial becomings it facilitates.
- This curious narrative is not something just different, but something that leads to the discord and dread of nonidentic becomings.
- Historians of philosophy have long noted that for the Hebrews words effect and make happen - they trigger becomings - while for the Greeks the word simply ‘is.’
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- He wore his cloak and swished it behind him most becomingly.
- He had a thick mane of dark hair, usually slicked back but at times becomingly tousled.
- She blow-dried her hair into slight waves that fell becomingly at her chest, flowing around her bare arms.