Engaging in a sentence

Definition of Engaging

That engages the attention; engrossing, interesting; enthralling. | Charming; attractive, especially of a manner or behaviour. | present participle of engage

Short Example Sentence for Engaging

  • 1. I will consider about engaging a housekeeper.
  • 2. Do your parents object to your engaging yourself to me?
  • 3. The sweetest, most engaging man on earth.
  • 4. Saws and chicken-coops, no doubt, are an engaging study.
  • 5. The visitor said nothing to this for fear of engaging a discussion.
  • 6. As to engaging a stewardess it's a dead failure.
  • 7. He looked narrowly into the frank, engaging eyes of the boy in the nighty.
  • 8. Its principal character, a soldier, has for his friend a most engaging pirate.
  • 9. Yes; yes; a nimble wit, an engaging manner, and the gift of the gab.
  • 10. She was a very engaging girl--that was the mischief of it.
  • 11. In Dan's soul there was loathing for this foreigner with the engaging smile.

How to use Engaging in a Sentence?

  • 1. I laboured at one thing and another, sometimes engaging in the most menial employments.
  • 2. In the best case it brings a certain rest to some brain centers by engaging other brain parts.
  • 3. What did Astor pay his men for engaging in this degrading and dangerous business?
  • 4. Here I may touch on another question which was engaging my attention at that time.
  • 5. She hated Herr Rosen, but she was going to be as pleasant and as engaging as she knew how to be.
  • 6. Particularly as Mechlin intends going to reside in California, and engaging in business there.
  • 7. Then, too, from what I learn these Dawsons are not above engaging in of off-color schemes.
  • 8. The Ladies have a good Air, and dress well, and have something more engaging than mere Beauty.
  • 9. Perhaps the best result of our engaging in handicraft work was the relief from unspeakable depression of spirits.
  • 10. The very appearance of the sea showed that our men were engaging in a kind of warfare very different from that for which they had been trained.
  • 11. But bantering aside, there is no more engaging subject to the naturalist than that of animal parasites.
  • 12. He says he would have written before if he had not been so busy looking out for a theatre, and engaging actors and actresses.
  • 13. In fact, the science of radio-activity was engaging his keenest interest at the time of his early death.
  • 14. She informed me of both facts before the soup reached us, and her subsequent conversation was characterized by the same engaging candor.
  • 15. Their halting steps acknowledged the desirability of engaging the cab; and they stopped simultaneously, and signed to it.
  • 16. Monseigneur put many questions to him upon the situation of the two armies, and upon the reasons which had prevented them from engaging each other.
  • 17. His engaging manners made him universally popular, and he shrank from anything that would endanger or diminish that popularity.
  • 18. A heavy tread descending the stairs announced the approach of his host, whose sullen face was by no means engaging as he entered.
  • 19. A most thoughtful, able and authoritative work in engaging narrative form, dealing with the existing evils of the liquor trade.
  • 20. Thus, in time, he had acquired a reputation for being unreliable and a wind-bag, with the result that skippers were chary of engaging him.
  • 21. The prince, looking at the chevalier, took it into his head to ask him, in a most engaging manner to risk a card.
  • 22. Miss Waterhouse had found the engaging family of Grafton, and loved them just as if they had been her own.
  • 23. Champigny is engaging canoemen and working out a transport and supply system between Montreal and Frontenac.
  • 24. He is eloquent, lively, engaging in the highest degree, of a decided character, full of energy and activity.
  • 25. The captain, in essentially the Chinese way, is engaging a crew of demon-faced trackers to haul her over.
  • 26. Nothing can be more engaging than the manner in which M. Karr leads his readers about with him among his flowers and the parasites of his garden.
  • 27. As he lay upon the litter engaging the sympathy of the ladies and the leniency of the judges he had divined rightly the reason of the discomforture of each of his rivals.
  • 28. But the important points are that he is an engaging rambler, and that he can describe his experiences both of war and peace with so clear a simplicity that they can be easily visualized.
  • 29. Doubtless some of them were engaging the big machine which was low down, trying to take photographs, but Cerfe and Boughton were guarding that.