- The definition of attractive is rousing interest and pleasure, especially in terms of physical looks.
George Clooney is an example of someone who many people consider attractive.
Origin of attractiveMiddle English ; from Late Latin attractivus
- Pleasing to the senses or mind, as by being beautiful: plants with attractive flowers; an attractive painting.
- Interesting because of the likelihood of being advantageous or profitable: an attractive business deal.
- Having the power to attract: the attractive force of gravity.
(comparative more attractive, superlative most attractive)
From Middle French attractif, from Late Latin attractivus.