To be fetching is to be attractive and beautitful. A fetching woman catches people's interest.

When a dog fetches something, he grabs it, just like attractive sights take your interest. Fetching is a word for sights that capture your interest because of their beauty. Usually, this word applies to females: you're most likely to read about a lovely, fetching woman. A beautiful woman who everyone looks at is fetching: she grabs their attention. You could also say other things, like a gorgeous mountain or a well-designed building, are fetching if they grab your attention.

Definitions of fetching
  1. adjective
    very attractive; capturing interest
    “a fetching new hairstyle”
    synonyms: taking, winning
    pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm
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