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Definitions of becoming

  1. Suitable; befitting; graceful. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. Fit; proper; befitting; as, respect for old age is becoming in a young person. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. That which is becoming or appropriate. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. BECOMINGLY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. Appropriate; graceful. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. Suitable to: graceful. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Suitable; proper; graceful. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

Usage examples for becoming

  1. Absolutely becoming the good old shadow, I give you my honest word. – My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  2. They were becoming tired, and had spoken of turning back, when Marian whispered: " Down!" – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell