What does the word engaging mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


Usage examples for engaging

  1. I was just about to rise and speak, and nodded smiling, in answer to her peculiarly engaging smile; when with a cry, the old man by my side caught up the woodman's hatchet, and started forward. – In a Glass Darkly, v. 3/3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  2. Heaven is just, and will not leave you to the conversational mercies of the entertaining tiger and the engaging shikarry. – Mr. Isaacs by F. Marion Crawford
  3. But a close watch on their meeting, a little later in the evening, seemed to contradict this engaging hypothesis. – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson