Definition of 'tempting'
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Despite this, certain offers remain tempting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We have teamed up with Imagine Cruising to offer some tempting exclusive deals. The Sun (2016)There are some tempting deals on offer. The Sun (2013)This is where a cynical critique is too tempting to resist. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was tempting to see the pairing in matchplay terms. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is tempting to think that bigger is better. Collins Complete Guide to Photography (1993)That last option must be so tempting. The Sun (2010)The offer was too tempting to resist. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The rewards are simply too tempting to resist. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It must have been tempting to write it in. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The chance to tax static wealth is too tempting to resist. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The chance to find out was too tempting to resist. The Sun (2011)It is tempting to think that anyone left in any doubt about what transpired is not really trying very hard. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is tempting to think so. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the proposal must be tempting. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So it is tempting to see him as Kit. HISTORY PLAY: The Lives and After-life of Christopher Marlowe (2004)The credit card offers a tempting guaranteed acceptance and a credit limit of 2,500. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If you find her too tempting to see at close hand, then tactfully cool the friendship. The Sun (2011)Long columns of troops and large numbers of trains moving along a limited number of easily identified routes offer tempting targets for attack. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)It would be tempting to think that he misses that day-to-day involvement with the academy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For some, the opportunities are too tempting to resist. Times, Sunday Times (2009) See below for tempting trips. The Sun (2010)But it still sounds tempting, doesn't it? The Sun (2012)The door is shutting on a powerful experience, and it's still mighty tempting to go back and fling it open. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'tempting'
British English: tempting /ˈtɛmptɪŋ/ ADJECTIVE
If something is tempting, it makes you want to do it or have it.
...a tempting offer of a Palm Beach trip.
- American English: tempting
- Arabic: مُغْرٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: tentador
- Chinese: 诱惑人的
- Croatian: primamljiv
- Czech: lákavý
- Danish: fristende
- Dutch: verleidelijk
- European Spanish: tentador
- Finnish: houkutteleva
- French: tentant
- German: verführerisch
- Greek: δελεαστικός
- Italian: invitante
- Japanese: 誘惑する
- Korean: 유혹하는
- Norwegian: fristende
- Polish: kuszący
- European Portuguese: tentador
- Romanian: tentant
- Russian: заманчивый
- Spanish: tentador
- Swedish: frestande
- Thai: ล่อใจ
- Turkish: baştan çıkarıcı
- Ukrainian: спокусливий
- Vietnamese: mang tính cám dỗ
Definition of tempting from the Collins English Dictionary
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