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attractive:

Pleasing to the eye or mind; having the power to draw attention; charming; pleasing. See attractive [SYN] for synonyms.

Quotes:

(1) Felix/Baron Von Gaigern (John Barrymore) to Flaemmchen (Joan Crawford) in Grand Hotel (1932): ' You're quite attractive enough to be anything .'

(2) Mischa Auer to Joan Davis in Around the World (1943): ' What's the idea of posing as an attractive woman? '

(3) Velma Valento (Claire Trevor) and Philip Marlowe (Dick Powell) in Murder, My Sweet (1945):
-- Velma: ' I find men very attractive .'
-- Philip: ' I imagine they meet you half way .'

(4) Maria Danreuther (Lola Lollobrigida) to Gwendolyn Chelm (Jennifer Jones) in Beat the Devil (1954): ' All husbands like their wife to seem attractive to other men .'

(5) Aaron Altman (Albert Brooks) to Jane Craig (Holly Hunter) in Broadcast News (1987): ' Wouldn't this be a great world if insecurity and desperation made us more attractive , if needy were a turn-on .'

(6) Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) and Harry Burns (Billy Crystal) in When Harry Met Sally (1989):
-- Sally : ' Harry, we are just going to be friends .'
-- Harry: ' You realise of course that we can never be friends .'
-- Sally : ' Why not? '
-- Harry: ' What I'm saying is, and this is not a come-on in any way , shape or form, is that men and women can't be friends because the sex part always gets in the way . (...) Because no man can be friends with a woman he finds attractive . He always wants to have-sex-with her .'
-- Sally : ' So, you're saying that a man can be friends with a woman he finds unattractive .'
-- Harry: ' No, you pretty much want to nail them too .'

(7) Mrs. Garner (Doreen Lang) to Terry Dean (Paul Hogan) in Almost an Angel (1990): ' A woman should be told she's attractive and desirable otherwise she ceases to be either .'

(8) Amanda (Kelly Preston) and Cliff Godfrey (Andrew McCarthy) in Only You (1992):-- Amanda : ' Do you find me attractive? '-- Cliff: ' God! I'm sure you get catcalls from priests .'


Synonyms: dishy, duende, enchanting, engaging, enthralling, enticing, fair, fascinating, fetching, foxily, darling, cute, dishy, cunning, compelling, comely, charming, catchy, catching, captivating, breathtaking, bewitching, becoming, beckoning, beautiful, beauteous, awesome, awe-inspiring, arresting, attracting, appealing, alluring, agreeable, adorable, glamorous, good-looking, gorgeous, handsome, hunky, imposing, impressive, interesting, inviting, looker, lovely, luring, magnetic, mediagenic, mesmeric, nice-looking, photogenic, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, prepossessing, pretty, provocative, savory, scrumptious, seductive, showy, slick, snazzy, striking, stunning, taking, tantalizing, teasing, telegenic, tempting, toothsome, winning, winsome

See Also: a bit of crackling, Afrodite, alamo!, aphrodette, arse from elbow down, attractive, babe on wheels, babe-a-cious, babe-a-licious, babellicious, babia majora, babyolatry, bait, baker's dozen, baldwin, banana, Barbie, bed bait, bedful of sin, beef cakes, beef-a-roni, beefbot, beetle, beo, betty, biddy, bimbette, biscuits, bit of all right, bit of alright, bit of fluff, bitch magnet, bod, bonar, bonny, booty-shot, bosom, bottom, brummy, buff, buff-boy, built for comfort, butter baby, callibombe, charmer, cheeker, cheese, cheesecake, cherry pie, chic, chick, chicken dinner, chickybabe, chossel, Circe, classy chassis, collar ad, comely, cooker, cookie, cool, cover girl, crackling, creamie, crusher, cupcake, cute, cute number, cute trick, cutes, cutie, DD, definite doink, dish, dishy, doable, doll face, doll up, dolly, dreamboat, drooly, eyeful, face on a stick, fine thing, fla, flah, fleshpot, fly, fly-boy, fly-girl, foxy, fucksome, gay youthism, ginch, glamour puss, good front, good looker, Greek god, grow on, hammer, he-male, he-man, hemale, hen, homely, honey, honey dip, hookey, hooky, hot bod, hot number, hotcha, Hottentot apron, hotty, hunk of ass, hunk of beef, hunk of butt, hunkorama, jiggy, karena, killer, kisser, knockout, little charmer, looker, a, lovely, lulus, lush, mac daddy, mack daddy, mega-babe, melted butter, mint, nymphet, oomph girl, package, Page Three Girl, pair, pancake, patootie, peach, phat chick, pickup line, pin-up, pinup, pinup boy, poodle, poundcake, real babe, ring someone's bell, ring someone's chimes, RV, scope on, scope out, scoping, scorcher, sex appealing, sex kitten, sex pot, sexed up, sexiness, sexpot, sextractive, Sheba, skinz, smooth article, smoothie, suck-sy, sweet patootie, sweet potato pie, swish, swoony, taco, talent, tart, tenderoni, tomato, totty, trat, trouser arouser, turn someone on, Venus with a penis, voos, yummies, yummy

Quotes Containing attractive:
In The Penthouse Sexicon (1968) Frederic Mullally defined: - BOSOM: ''Attractive anatomical protuberance peculiar to the female anatomy.'' - BOTTOM: ''Anatomical protuberance attractive to the peculiar male.''
In The Penthouse Sexicon (1968) Frederic Mullally defined: - BOSOM: ''Attractive anatomical protuberance peculiar to the female anatomy.'' - BOTTOM: ''Anatomical protuberance attractive to the peculiar male.''
Maria Danreuther (Lola Lollobrigida) in Beat the Devil (1954): 'All husbands like their wife to seem attractive to other men.'
Mrs. Garner (Doreen Lang) to Terry Dean (Paul Hogan) in Almost an Angel (1990): 'A woman should be told she's attractive and desirable otherwise she ceases to be either.'
Felix/Baron Von Gaigern (John Barrymore) to Flaemmchen (Joan Crawford) in Grand Hotel (1932): 'You're quite attractive enough to be anything.'
Mischa Auer to Joan Davis (asthemselves) in Around the World (1943): 'What's the idea of posing as an attractive woman?'
Maria (Lola Lollobrigida) to Gwendolyn (Jennifer Jones) in Beat the Devil (1954): 'All husbands like their wife to seem attractive to other men.'
Aaron Altman (Albert Brooks) to Jane Craig (Holly Hunter) in Broadcast News (1987): 'Wouldn't this be a great world if insecurity and desperation made us more attractive , if needy were a turn-on.'
Amanda (Kelly Preston) and Cliff Godfrey (Andrew McCarthy) in Only You (1992): - Amanda : ''Do you find me attractive?'' - Cliff: ''God! I''m sure you get catcalls from priests.''
Amanda (Kelly Preston) and Cliff Godfrey (Andrew McCarthy) in Only You (1992): - Amanda : ''Do you find me attractive?'' - Cliff: ''God! I''m sure you get catcalls from priests.''
Aaron Altman (Albert Brooks) to Jane Craig (Holly Hunter) in Broadcast News (1987): ''Wouldn''t this be a great world if insecurity and desperation made us more attractive , if needy were a turn-on.''
Velma (Claire Trevor) and Marlow (Dick Powell) in Murder, My Sweet (1945): - Velma Valento: 'I find men very attractive .' - Philip Marlow: 'I imagine they meet you half way .'
Lisa Fremont (Grace Kelly) to Jeff/L.B. Jeffries (James Stewart) about Miss Torso, an attractive woman surrounded by men in Rear Window (1954): ''I''d say she''s doing a woman''s hardest job ; juggling wolves.''
Amanda (Kelly Preston) and Cliff Godfrey (Andrew McCarthy) in Only You (1992): - Amanda : 'Do you find me attractive?' - Cliff: 'God! I'm sure you get catcalls from priests.'
Sally (Meg Ryan) and Harry (Billy Crystal) in When Harry Met Sally (1989): - Sally Albright: ''Harry, we are just going to be friends.'' - Harry Burns: ''You realise of course that we can never be friends.'' - Sally Albright: ''Why not?'' - Harry Burns: ''What I''m saying is, and this is not a come-on in any way , shape or form, is that men and women can''t be friends because the sex part always gets in the way . (...) Because no man can be friends with a woman he finds attractive . He always wants to have-sex-with her.'' - Sally Albright: ''So, you''re saying that a man can be friends with a woman he finds unattractive.'' - Harry Burns: ''No, you pretty much want to nail them too.''
Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) and Harry Burns (Billy Crystal) in When Harry Met Sally (1989): - Sally : 'Harry, we are just going to be friends.' - Harry:'You realise of course that we can never be friends.' - Sally : 'Why not?' - Harry:'What I'm saying is, and this is not a come-on in any way , shape or form, is that men and women can't be friends because the sex part always gets in the way . (...) Because no man can be friends with a woman he finds attractive . He always wants to have-sex-with her.' - Sally :'So, you're saying that a man can be friends with a woman he finds unattractive.' - Harry:'No, you pretty much want to nail them too.'
Sally (Meg Ryan) and Harry (Billy Crystal) in When Harry Met Sally (1989): - Sally Albright: 'Harry, we are just going to be friends.' - Harry Burns: 'You realise of course that we can never be friends.' - Sally Albright: 'Why not?' - Harry Burns: 'What I'm saying is, and this is not a come-on in any way , shape or form, is that men and women can't be friends because the sex part always gets in the way . (...) Because no man can be friends with a woman he finds attractive . He always wants to have-sex-with her.' - Sally Albright: 'So, you're saying that a man can be friends with a woman he finds unattractive.' - Harry Burns: 'No, you pretty much want to nail them too.'


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