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endearing

Line breaks: en¦dear|ing
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdɪərɪŋ
 
, ɛn-/

Definition of endearing in English:

adjective

Inspiring affection: an endearing little grin
More example sentences
  • No one except the Lord spoke to him like that with such an endearing term of undying affection.
  • Evans has a way of combining generous understatement with a big grin that is very endearing.
  • I often attributed his popularity to his lovely, large, endearing eyes and his tinkle of a laugh.
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