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adjective charming pronunciation in British English /ˈtʃɑː(r)mɪŋ/
  1. 1
    very attractive and pleasant
    a children’s book with charming illustrations
    There are lots of charming little restaurants along the river.
    1. a.
      used about someone who behaves in a way people are attracted to
      He’s a very charming man.
      She gave him her most charming smile.
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    2. b.
      used about someone, especially a man, who seems very pleasant but cannot be trusted
      He can be charming when he wants something.
      a charming rogue
  2. 2
    humorous used for saying that you do not like what someone has done
    They’ve left all their clothes on the floor. Charming!

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