meaning of beguiling

beguiling meaning in General Dictionary

Alluring by guile deluding misleading diverting

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  • highly attractive and capable arouse hope or need
  • deceptive in the shape of pleasant or alluring techniques
  • of Beguile
  • Alluring by guile; deluding; misleading; diverting.

beguiling meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1400, current participle adjective from beguile.


beguiling meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Beguile

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  • (a.) Alluring by guile; deluding; misleading; diverting.

Sentence Examples with the word beguiling

When this ebony bird flew in it was beguiling my sad fancy into smiling by the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore.

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