From King Dictionary of Contemporary English attractive at‧trac‧tive / əˈtræktɪv / ●●● S2 W2 adjective 1 BEAUTIFUL/GOOD-LOOKING someone who is attractive is good looking, especially in a way that makes you sexually interested in them an attractive young woman Women seem to find him attractive. ► see thesaurus at beautiful 2 BEAUTIFUL/GOOD-LOOKING pleasant to look at Kitchen utensils should be attractive as well as functional. 3 ATTRACT having qualities that make you want to accept something or be involved in it attractive to a political movement that is attractive to young people attractive offer/proposition/package etc I must say, it’s a very attractive offer. ► see thesaurus at good — attractively adverb — attractiveness noun [uncountable ] Examples from the Corpus attractive • A resumption of dividend payments looks in store this year and the shares at 37 p are attractive. • She is only a skeleton, but she believes she is still alive and highly attractive. • Still another way of promoting a more embracing gay culture is to make old age more attractive. • It's enough for me that my husband thinks I'm sexually attractive. • Lower rates have made other currencies, such as the dollar, more attractive. • She's very nice but I don't really find her attractive. • Everything had been provided to make this room an attractive and restful setting for any guest. • I don't find those body-builders with huge muscles attractive at all. • This attractive book is an ideal gift for any young baseball fan. • He seemed unaware of how attractive he was to women. • The interest rate makes these an attractive investment. • The staff includes many top scientists who left attractive jobs elsewhere to join the hard-driving CEO. • He was a tall attractive man in his mid-forties. • The job pays well and you get a company car and 30 days holiday a year -- it's certainly an attractive offer. • an attractive outfit • We've put together what we think is a very attractive package, including discounts, special offers, and free credit. • an attractive personality • The houses were situated in an attractive spot, near the river. • Improvements to public infrastructure is one way of making depressed areas more attractive to private industry. • I don't know what makes Jamie so attractive to women. • An attractive verandah restaurant, open to the public, offers romantic àlacarte dining. • She was an attractive woman, but I never thought she had a human feeling in her. find ... attractive • Despite the fashion, Max must have found her attractive. • Draw your allotted area to scale on graph paper, sketching out patterns that you find attractive. • Flying schools and airfields might find them particularly attractive. • He had obviously found Jenny attractive. • Which features may tourists find attractive? • She wanted to flirt and dance and find out how attractive she was to other men. • In most cases, the perfumes that insects find attractive, such as lavender, roses, and honeysuckle, please us as well. • She desired him, she found him physically attractive to a degree that still had the power to surprise her. attractive offer/proposition/package etc • Costs and qualifications All-optical cabling is an attractive proposition. • I am just sitting tight waiting for an attractive offer. • If hiring costs can be reduced by machines working longer, it could become an even more attractive proposition. • I can't feel that this music as presented here is an attractive proposition at full price. • This was not an attractive proposition, but my idea of womanhood was hardly preferable. • In theory, a star-driven period melodrama with top-notch production values should have been an attractive proposition for distributors. • It is not an attractive proposition for independent power generation because it is difficult to finance. • By the end of the Regency period the pub was becoming a far more attractive proposition for the government, too.