ravishing Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb force (someone) to have sex against their will
    violate; ravish; dishonor; assault; dishonour; outrage; rape.
    • The woman was raped on her way home at night
  2. verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.
  3. adjective satellite stunningly beautiful
    • a ravishing blonde


Rav"ish*ing adjective
  1. Rapturous; transporting.

Webster 1913