becoming


becoming
be|com|ing [bıˈkʌmıŋ] adj formal
1.) a piece of clothing, a hairstyle, etc that is becoming makes you look attractive
Her short hairstyle is very becoming.
2.) words or actions that are becoming are suitable for you or for the situation you are in
She received the praise with becoming modesty.
>becomingly adv

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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