- winsome: see wish
- winsome (adj.)
- Old English wynsum "agreeable, pleasant," from wynn "pleasure, delight," from Proto-Germanic *wunjo- (cognates: Old Saxon wunnia, Old High German wunja, German Wonne "joy, delight;" see win (v.)) + -sum (see -some (1)). Apparently surviving only in northern English dialect for 400 years until revived 18c. by Hamilton, Burns, and other Scottish poets. Similar formation in Old Saxon wunsam, Old High German wunnisam. Related: Winsomely; winsomeness.
- 1. She gave him her best winsome smile.
- 2. But winsome didn't win the day, and nor did hard - luck stories.
- 但是可爱并没有获胜, 而不幸的故事也没有获胜.
- 3. Jerry received larger, more winsome eyes, larger ears, and a sweeter expression.
- 杰里收到更大, 更迷人的眼睛, 大耳朵, 和甜蜜的表情.
- 4. She was a winsome creature.
- 5. She is a winsome wee thing.
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