fascinate
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈfæsɪneɪt/
Verb

fascinate (fascinates, present participle fascinating; past and past participle fascinated)

  1. To evoke an intense interest or attraction in someone.
    The flickering TV fascinated the cat.
  2. To make someone hold motionless; to spellbind.
    We were fascinated by the potter's skill.
  3. To be irresistibly charming or attractive to.
    Her gait fascinates all men.
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