- very attractive or delightful; charming: What an adorable hat!
- worthy of being adored.
- very attractive; charming; lovable
- rare deserving or eliciting adoration
1610s, from French adorable, from Latin adorabilis “worthy of worship,” from adorare (see adore). Weakened sense of “delightful, charming” is recorded from 1710. Related: Adorably; adorableness.