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Definition of "fetching" []

  • Very attractive; charming: a fetching new hairstyle. (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.

Use "fetching" in a sentence
  • "In case my spate of reviews should be giving the impression that I'm living (as my ex said not long after we parted) entirely for pleasure, I thought I'd bring you all up to date with what I'm doing when not swanning the theatres of New York in fetching outfits and neo-vintage hats."
  • "I can get the obedience down, then let someone else work their magic as far as the force fetching is concerned."
  • "Intelligent pre-fetching is a fine idea for boosting performance."