Diverting Di*vert"ing, a. Amusing; entertaining. -- {Di*vert"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Di*vert"ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • diverting — diverting; un·diverting; …   English syllables

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  • diverting — [də vʉrt′iŋ, dīvʉrt′iŋ] adj. that diverts; esp., amusing or entertaining divertingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • diverting — [[t]daɪvɜ͟ː(r)tɪŋ, AM dɪ [/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe something as diverting, you mean that it is amusing or entertaining. [OLD FASHIONED] It was a witty and diverting programme. Syn: enjoyable …   English dictionary

  • Diverting — Divert Di*vert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Diverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Diverting}.] [F. divertir, fr. L. divertere, diversum, to go different ways, turn aside; di = dis + vertere to turn. See {Verse}, and cf. {Divorce}.] 1. To turn aside; to turn off… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diverting — adjective Date: 1655 providing amusement or entertainment < a diverting evening > • divertingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diverting — di|vert|ing [daıˈvə:tıŋ, dıı US ə:r ] adj formal entertaining and amusing ▪ a mildly diverting film …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • diverting — adjective formal entertaining and amusing: a mildly diverting film comedy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • diverting — adjective a diverting musical Syn: entertaining, amusing, enjoyable, pleasing, agreeable, delightful, appealing; interesting, fascinating, intriguing, absorbing, riveting, compelling; humorous, funny, witty, comical Ant …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • diverting — /daɪˈvɜtɪŋ/ (say duy verting) verb 1. present participle of divert. –adjective 2. entertaining and amusing: a diverting account of one s holiday. –divertingly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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