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Thin people are beautiful, but fat people are adorable.
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Meaning of "adorable" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ADORABLE

adorable  [əˈdɔːrəbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ADORABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Adorable is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ADORABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of adorable in the English dictionary

The definition of adorable in the dictionary is very attractive; charming; lovable. Other definition of adorable is deserving or eliciting adoration.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ADORABLE


averrable
əˈvɜːrəbəl
barrable
ˈbɑːrəbəl
conferrable
kənˈfɜːrəbəl
deferrable
dɪˈfɜːrəbəl
deplorable
dɪˈplɔːrəbəl
ignorable
ɪɡˈnɔːrəbəl
incurrable
ɪnˈkɜːrəbəl
inferable
ɪnˈfɜːrəbəl
inferrible
ɪnˈfɜːrəbəl
nontransferable
ˈnɒntrænsˈfɜːrəbəl
pourable
ˈpɔːrəbəl
referable
rɪˈfɜːrəbəl
referrable
rɪˈfɜːrəbəl
restorable
rɪˈstɔːrəbəl
stirrable
ˈstɜːrəbəl
storable
ˈstɔːrəbəl
transferable
trænsˈfɜːrəbəl
transferrable
trænsˈfɜːrəbəl
unignorable
ˌʌnɪɡˈnɔːrəbəl
untransferable
ˌʌntrænsˈfɜːrəbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ADORABLE

adoption agency
adoption curve
adoption panel
adoption papers
adoptionism
adoptionist
adoptious
adoptive
adoptively
adorability
adorableness
adorably
adoration
adore
adorer
adoring
adoringly
adorn
adorner
adornment

WORDS THAT END LIKE ADORABLE

able
admirable
comparable
considerable
desirable
durable
favourable
honorable
honourable
incomparable
measurable
memorable
miserable
pleasurable
preferable
recoverable
unbearable
undesirable
venerable
vulnerable
wearable

Synonyms and antonyms of adorable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ADORABLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «adorable» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of adorable

Translation of «adorable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ADORABLE

Find out the translation of adorable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of adorable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «adorable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

非常可爱的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

adorable
570 millions of speakers

English

adorable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आराध्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رائعتين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

очаровательны
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

encantador
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আরাধ্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

adorable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Comel
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

entzückend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

かわいらしい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사랑스러운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Adorable
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đáng yêu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆச்சர்யமான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मोहक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tapılası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

adorabile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

urocza
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чарівні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

adorabil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αξιολάτρευτο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

adorable
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förtjusande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bedårende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of adorable

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ADORABLE»

The term «adorable» is very widely used and occupies the 6.398 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ADORABLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about adorable

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10 QUOTES WITH «ADORABLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word adorable.
1
Alvin Ailey
Lena Horne is the sweetest and most adorable woman in the world.
2
Edward St Aubyn
The first book I fell in love with was 'Little Toot,' the story of an adorable tugboat operating out of New York Harbor.
3
Richard Avedon
How many pictures have you torn up because you hate them? What ends up in your scrapbook? The pictures where you look like a good guy and a good family man, and the children look adorable - and they're screaming the next minute. I've never seen a family album of screaming people.
4
Richard Avedon
What ends up in your scrapbook? The pictures where you look like a good guy and a good family man, and the children look adorable - and they're screaming the next minute. I've never seen a family album of screaming people.
5
Anthony Bourdain
I hated the Naked Chef. Fine, yes, he did good things for school food or whatever, but, you know, I don't want my chefs to be cute and adorable.
6
Torrey DeVitto
I do have the most adorable little Chihuahua mix. I adopted him about 3 1/2 years ago from Much Love pet adoption, and he has been the love of my life ever since. His name is Beau, or as my sister and I like to call him ' mushy mush' because he truly is just a pile of loving mush that just melts in your arms.
7
Isabelle Fuhrman
I really want to work with Emma Stone; she is adorable.
8
Jackie Gleason
Thin people are beautiful, but fat people are adorable.
9
Alison Goldfrapp
I think my cat is adorable, and I probably give it too much fresh chicken. Maybe if I had a child, I'd be giving the chicken to the child.
10
Ellen Greene
It's a very hard thing for all of us to accept ourselves at all the different stages - the horrible side, the wonderful side, the adorable side - and who you are as a grownup. And then to bring what you learned as a child to that grownup: that is the magic of creativity.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ADORABLE»

Discover the use of adorable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to adorable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A You're Adorable
An assortment of children and pets climb over, under, and through the letters of the alphabet in this illustrated presentation of a familiar song. Includes music.
‎1996
2
Absolutely Adorable!
Abigail has always known she was Absolutely Adorable, but her brother Connor hasn't been so sure. Watch Abigail grow from a baby girl to a big sister who is, of course, Absolutely Adorable.
Sara S. Odom, 2011
3
Cutie Pies: 40 Sweet, Savory, and Adorable Recipes
Whether you're grabbing the perfectly portable Flipside on the way to work, enjoying a Piejar as a tasty afternoon treat, or looking for a fun and impressive dinner party dessert, Cutie Pies provides the perfect morsels to satisfy sweet and ...
4
Dogs: 101 Adorable Breeds
"Psychologists call it 'unconditional positive regard,' which means your dog loves you no matter what sort of a day you're having, how rotten you've been to the people at work, [or] how stressed you've been.
Rachael Hale, 2008
5
Absolutely A-Line: 1 Easy Pattern, 26 Adorable Dresses for ...
Shows and tells how to make 26 A-line dresses for girls; pattern included.
Wendi Gratz, 2009
6
Adorable Accessories: Paper Creations to Wear
The best accessories show your style and your skill! Sculpt paper into head-turning hats, sassy skirts, and other chic accessories your friends will envy.
Mari Bolte, 2013
7
Adorable Apple Dumplin's book: an "Everything Apple" adventure
Strawberry Shortcake and her little sister, Apple Dumplin', show you how to make and do a lot of crafts and recipes including apple-scented bubbles to blow, an apple tree made from tissue paper, and berry yummy apple juice popsicles.
‎2004
8
Utterly Adorable Cats
Cats rule the world, humans are our slaves.We are independent, proud, disdainful.and very, very cute. You've got to admit it. We're adorable.
Stuart Macfarlane, Helen Exley, Linda Macfarlane, 2004
9
Adorable Addition and Stinky Subtraction Skills Age 6-7
With a clear layout and illustrations the textbooks magical wizard theme is intended to entertain and educate. Motivation is encouraged by giving gold stars, which can be added to a certificate of excellence at the back of the books.
Paul Broadbent, 2002
10
Just Too Cute!: And Other Tales of Adorable Animals for ...
A four-time Emmy Award-winning writer presents a mix of playful stories and poems based on adorable yet troublesome animals who are "just too cute"-- to the point of no longer being "cute."
Mike Reiss, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ADORABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term adorable is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Princess Charlotte is christened… and adorable! (VIDEO)
LONDON — A paddock in the English countryside — more used to stampeding cows than people — opened its gates Sunday to royal ... «Q13 FOX, Jul 15»
2
Monday Matters: Adorable Kitten And Dog Grow Up Together, The …
Here at the HuffPost Partner Studio, we believe that Mondays should start off on the bright side. So we've partnered with Target to bring you our ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
3
Adorable moment mom pranks terrified son, 8, into believing he is in …
But Ja'Myron Baker's motherMarj decided to have a bit of fun first - and caught the whole prank on camera. Calling him into the hallway, she ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
4
Bullmastiff Blames French Bulldog Friend For Toilet Paper Mess …
A poor French bulldog learned the hard way that her bullmastiff friend is more loyal to her human than her fellow canine. An adorable video ... «Laughspin, Jul 15»
5
Adorable Concept Sensors Track the True Onset of Summer
Adorable Concept Sensors Track the True Onset of Summer ... Adorable Concept Sensors Track the True Onset of Summer. Gallery Image. «Wired, Jul 15»
6
Britney Spears and Her Adorable Sons Recreated Her "Oops!…I Did …
This is completely endearing and perfect. Britney Spears had some fun with her two sons, Jayden and Sean, and one of her classic album ... «Cosmopolitan.com, Jul 15»
7
Mojang: Minecraft: Story Mode is “pretty funny” and “adorable
Mojang CWO Owen Hill said that Minecraft: Story Mode, a Telltale episodic game based in the Minecraft universe, is “pretty funny.”. «GamerCenterOnline, Jul 15»
8
Beckhams share adorable throwback snaps to mark their 16th …
Victoria and David Beckham have been posting adorable tributes to each other on Instagram to celebrate their 16th wedding anniversary. «BreakingNews.ie, Jul 15»
9
Dog Owners Warned Their 'Adorable Bundles Of Fluff Will Die A …
A group of dog owners have been targeted by an anonymous letter writer who has warned that if they fail to stop their dogs barking, then their ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
10
Adorable cat delivers daily dose of cute, appears to be enjoying a …
Cats love small spaces, so it may come as no surprise to see this cute feline looking content as it takes a catnap in this bucket. Of course, if ... «RocketNews24, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Adorable [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/adorable>. Dec 2019 ».
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