Definition of "attractive" []

  • Having the power to attract. (adjective)
  • Pleasing to the eye or mind; charming. (adjective)
  • Appealing to the senses or mind through beauty, form, character, etc (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Arousing interest (adjective)
  • Possessing the ability to draw or pull (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "attractive" in a sentence
  • "So, they were asked to evaluate the candidates based on nothing else except their appearance, and the more attractive candidates were deemed... wait for it.... *more attractive*!"
  • ""We'll miss both hopeful rallies and despairing selloffs," said Mr. Arbess, who said he has assumed a "neutral" position, despite what he calls "attractive" stock and bond opportunities."
  • "The advertising community found this term attractive for two reasons, one explicit and one subconscious."