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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Charming in a childlike or naive way.

Usage examples (36)
  • The winsome child recited the poem perfectly during the presentation of the award.
  • The one, Juliana, the only daughter of a retired sea-captain, he described as a winsome lassie.
  • She had about her that charm of manner which can only be described as winsome womanliness.
  • And what little kid actually understood what "winsome" meant anyway! for more
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