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fetching

[fech-ing] /ˈfɛtʃ ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
charming; captivating.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; fetch + -ing2
Related forms
fetchingly, adverb
unfetching, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un fetching

fetching

/ˈfɛtʃɪŋ/
adjective (informal)
1.
attractively befitting: a fetching hat
2.
charming: a fetching personality
Derived Forms
fetchingly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for un fetching

fetching

adj.

1580s, "crafty, scheming," present participle adjective from fetch. The sense of "alluring, fascinating" is by 1880.

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Slang definitions & phrases for un fetching

fetching

adjective

Attractive: afetching appearance (1902+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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