Definition of Ravishing

1. Adjective. Stunningly beautiful. "A ravishing blonde"

Similar to: Beautiful



Definition of Ravishing

1. a. Rapturous; transporting.

Definition of Ravishing

1. Adjective. Extremely beautiful ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of ravish) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ravishing

1. ravish [v] - See also: ravish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ravishing

raving mad
ravingly
ravings
ravining
ravins
ravioli
ravioli code
raviolini
raviolis
raviolo
ravish
ravished
ravisher
ravishers
ravishes
ravishing (current term)
ravishingly
ravishments
ravisht
ravissant
ravuconazole
raw
raw(a)
raw beauty
raw data
raw deal
raw deals
raw material
raw meat

Literary usage of Ravishing

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1908)
"One of the quaintest and most alluring romances that ever graced a season's fiction. More ravishing and a thousand limes more thrilling than 'Susan. ..."

2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"age of 14 years, or by forcibly ravishing any woman of the age of 14 years or upwards, shall suffer death," etc. State v. Wray, 109 Mo. 594, 590, 19 SW 86, ..."

3. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart by John Gibson Lockhart (1837)
""November I. — I suppose the ravishing is going to begin, for we have had the Dames des Halles, with a bouquet like a maypole, and a speech full of honey ..."

4. The Grecian History from the Earliest State to the Death of Alexander the Great by Oliver Goldsmith (1824)
"... so long shall they pursue them, for ravishing their lands, for burning their houses, and polluting their temples: such is the answer \ve return t. ..."

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