Wholly absorbing or engrossing one's attention; fascinating: a riveting science-fiction novel.
- Present participle of rivet.
(comparative more riveting, superlative most riveting)
- Commanding the attention of spectators.
- The act of joining with rivets.
- The act of spreading out and clinching the end, as of a rivet, by beating or pressing.
- A set of rivets; rivets collectively.