Meaning of fetching in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfɛtʃɪŋ/

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  • Attractive.

    ‘a fetching little garment of pink satin’
    • ‘Enjoying a sudden burst of confidence, primarily because he'd just spotted a particularly pretty classmate in a fetching skating skirt, he shot off and left me to my own devices.’
    • ‘The soloists, too, delivered a fetching geometry onstage, delightful to Balanchine aficionados anytime.’
    • ‘We even got to roam around Television Centre with them a bit today - Mena making a particularly fetching weather presenter.’
    • ‘Fortunately, they remember that Karl had been robbed shortly before his death by a fetching young mechanic, Rudolf.’
    • ‘In Joey's adult-child personality and fetching narrative voice you will find an echo of Huck Finn, whose situation, remember, was not so different.’
    • ‘With a free wheeling expressive mind-set the band seem incredibly focused, displaying fetching guitar rifts demonstrating a resemblance comparable to a Libertines stage show.’
    • ‘It struggles greatly to hold your attention, despite the presence of the fetching Lane, who has been here before to far better effect in A Walk On The Moon and Unfaithful.’
    • ‘This Naxos CD brings together three of his best concertante works in fetching new performances.’
    • ‘The goalie, in fetching golden boots, slides out to collect the ball with the look of a frightened animal.’
    • ‘And honestly, I found him to be quite fetching, this Pappy of the Southern Wood.’
    • ‘For I once referred to Ms. Landrieu as ‘somewhat fetching.’’
    • ‘However, she is funny (read Esquire interview), clever (Harvard A student whilst pursuing acting career) and quite fetching.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, the flash in the following photo misses what I was trying to capture - that being the fact that Minnesotan women can be quite fetching.’
    • ‘From my gawking spot across the cafe, I can't testify to her firmness or fashionableness, but I think everyone in that cafe was busy facing it - she's fetching.’
    • ‘Emily looked great, as always; Dasha had that tall blonde thing working to perfection, and Helen was quite fetching in a stylish ensemble and a devilish gleam in her eyes.’
    • ‘Cash-strapped sponsors of table tennis, billiards and badminton are seriously considering a change in uniform so that its women players look less dowdy and more fetching.’
    • ‘Director Pradip Sarkar realises there is no beauty in vanity, hence his girl is beautiful without being vain, she is fetching without being beguiling.’
    • ‘I am convinced I would look fetching in one of these.’
    • ‘Here also she gets her lines right, she is still poised and graceful, she is still fetching on the dance floor, but she has precious little to do.’
    • ‘Sure, the gals look fetching in their outfits - and Cook and Dawson aren't bad as Josie and Valerie.’
    attractive, appealing, adorable, sweet, winsome, pretty, lovely, delightful, charming, prepossessing, captivating, enchanting
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