Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: captivating
IPA transcription: [k'æptɪv,eɪtɪŋ]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bewitching, captivating, enchanting, enthralling, entrancing, fascinating
    Meaning: capturing interest as if by a spell; "bewitching smile"; "Roosevelt was a captivating speaker"; "enchanting music"; "an enthralling book"; "antique papers of entrancing design"; "a fascinating woman"
Usage examples
  • Clever and captivating eloquence
  • Another dismal circumstance is, that Veneering, having the captivating Tippins on one side of him and the bride's aunt on the other, finds it immensely difficult to keep the peace.
  • The newly mated pair finally made up; the females speedily resumed their coquetting, and forgot the captivating stranger--all save the poor little one that had been kissed by accident.