attractive

Anybody or anything that's attractive is visually pleasing or draws you in.

Being attractive has to do with attracting others, one way or another. If you're talking about a magnet, that's a literal, physical kind of attraction. For people, being attractive usually means you're beautiful or handsome enough to pull in the attention of others. But having a great personality or a good job are attractive traits, too. If someone offered to give you something valuable for a good price, you could also say, "That's an attractive offer" — meaning it's tempting.

Definitions of attractive
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adj pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm

“a remarkably attractive young man”
“an attractive personality”
attractive clothes”
“a book with attractive illustrations”
Synonyms:
bewitching, captivating, enchanting, enthralling, entrancing, fascinating
capturing interest as if by a spell
charismatic, magnetic
possessing an extraordinary ability to attract
cunning, cute
attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness
dinky
(British informal) pretty and neat
engaging, piquant
attracting or delighting
fetching, taking, winning
very attractive; capturing interest
glossy, showy
superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense
hypnotic, mesmeric, mesmerizing, spellbinding
attracting and holding interest as if by a spell
irresistible
overpoweringly attractive
personable
(of persons) pleasant in appearance and personality
photogenic
looking attractive in photographs
prepossessing
creating a favorable impression
winsome
charming in a childlike or naive way
beautiful
delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
inviting
attractive and tempting
pleasing
giving pleasure and satisfaction
seductive
tending to entice into a desired action or state
Antonyms:
unattractive
lacking beauty or charm
homely, plain
lacking in physical beauty or proportion
subfusc
devoid of brightness or appeal
unprepossessing, unpresentable
creating an unfavorable or neutral first impression
ugly
displeasing to the senses
uninviting
neither attractive nor tempting
unseductive
not seductive
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adj having power to arouse interest

“an attractive opportunity”
“the job is attractive because of the pay”
Synonyms:
appealing
able to attract interest or draw favorable attention

adj having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull

“an attractive force”
Antonyms:
repulsive
possessing the ability to repel

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