diverting

  • 1 diverting — diverting; un·diverting; …

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  • 2 Diverting — Di*vert ing, a. Amusing; entertaining. {Di*vert ing*ly}, adv. {Di*vert ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 diverting — index jocular Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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

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  • 5 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 …

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  • 6 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… …

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

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

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 diverting — adjective formal entertaining and amusing: a mildly diverting film comedy …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 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

  • 11 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 …

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  • 12 diverting — divert ► VERB 1) cause to change course or take a different route. 2) reallocate (a resource) to a different purpose. 3) draw the attention of; distract or entertain. DERIVATIVES diverting adjective. ORIGIN Latin divertere turn in separate ways …

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  • 13 diverting — adjective providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining an amusing speaker a diverting story • Syn: ↑amusing, ↑amusive • Similar to: ↑interesting • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 14 diverting — divertingly, adv. /di verr ting, duy /, adj. serving to divert; entertaining; amusing. [1645 55; DIVERT + ING2] * * * …

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  • 15 diverting — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. distracting, amusing, entertaining, absorbing, beguiling, engrossing, magnetic. ANT.: unstimulating, boring, tedious, tiresome II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Providing pleasure or entertainment: amusing,… …

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  • 16 diverting — di|vert|ing [ dı vɜrtıŋ, daı vɜrtıŋ ] adjective FORMAL interesting or enjoyable …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 diverting — di vert·ing || tɪŋ adj. amusing, entertaining; distracting, redirecting, deflecting di·vert || daɪ vɜːt v. distract; entertain; turn in a different direction, deflect …

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  • 18 diverting — UK [daɪˈvɜː(r)tɪŋ] / US [dɪˈvɜrtɪŋ] / US [daɪˈvɜrtɪŋ] adjective formal interesting or enjoyable …

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  • 19 diverting — di•vert•ing [[t]dɪˈvɜr tɪŋ, daɪ [/t]] adj. serving to divert; entertaining; amusing • Etymology: 1645–55 di•vert′ing•ly, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 Diverting Reservoir — Location Putnam County, New York Coordinates 41°23′01″N 73°37′48″W …

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