Etymology
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becoming (adj.)

"looking well, aesthetically befitting," 1560s, from earlier sense of "fitting, proper" (early 13c.), present-participle adjective from become. Related: Becomingly; becomingness.

updated on April 26, 2017

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Definitions of becoming from WordNet

becoming (adj.)
according with custom or propriety;
her becoming modesty
becoming (adj.)
displaying or setting off to best advantage;
a becoming new shade of rose
a becoming portrait
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.