Definitions for: Becoming

[adj] displaying or setting off to best advantage; "a becoming new shade of rose"; "a becoming portrait"
[adj] according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior"

Webster (1913) Definition: Be*com"ing, a.
Appropriate or fit; congruous; suitable; graceful; befitting.

A low and becoming tone. --Thackeray.

Note: Formerly sometimes followed by of.

Such discourses as are becoming of them.

Syn: Seemly; comely; decorous; decent; proper.

Be*com"ing, n.
That which is becoming or appropriate. [Obs.]

Synonyms: comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, flattering, proper, seemly

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