adverb see becoming

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Becomingly — Be*com ing*ly, adv. In a becoming manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • becomingly — adverb /bɪˈkʌmɪŋli/ In a becoming manner. The pleated skirts she liked were becomingly short …   Wiktionary

  • becomingly — becoming ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of clothing) looking good on someone. 2) decorous; proper. DERIVATIVES becomingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • becomingly — adverb in a becoming manner she was becomingly dressed • Derived from adjective: ↑becoming …   Useful english dictionary

  • becomingly — See becoming. * * * …   Universalium

  • becomingly — adv. appropriately, fittingly, aptly, suitably, in a flattering manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • becomingly — be·com·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • becoming — becomingly, adv. becomingness, n. /bi kum ing/, adj. 1. that suits or gives a pleasing effect or attractive appearance, as to a person or thing: a becoming dress; a becoming hairdo. 2. suitable; appropriate; proper: a becoming sentiment. n. 3.… …   Universalium

  • in good taste — becomingly, fittingly, stylishly, elegantly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • becoming — [[t]bɪkʌ̱mɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ A piece of clothing, a colour, or a hairstyle that is becoming makes the person who is wearing it look attractive. [OLD FASHIONED] Softer fabrics are much more becoming than stiffer ones. Syn:… …   English dictionary

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