AskDefine | Define attractive

Dictionary Definition

attractive adj
1 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" [ant: unattractive]
2 having power to arouse interest; "an attractive opportunity"; "the job is attractive because of the pay"
3 having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull; "an attractive force"; "the knife hung on a magnetic board" [syn: attractive(a), magnetic] [ant: repulsive(a)]

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English

Etymology

From attractivus.

Pronunciation

  • /əˈtɹæktɪv/, /@"tr\}

French

Adjective

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