- The definition of tempting is something that is attractive or appealing.
An example of something tempting is chocolate cake to someone on a diet.
She finds this cake very tempting.
tempting definition by Webster's New World
that tempts; alluring; attractive; seductive
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- temptingly adverb
tempting definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Having strong appeal; enticing: a tempting repast.
- temptˈing·ly adverb
- temptˈing·ness noun