AskDefine | Define irresistible

Dictionary Definition

irresistible adj
1 impossible to resist; overpowering; "irresistible (or resistless) impulses"; "what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object?" [syn: resistless] [ant: resistible]
2 overpoweringly attractive; "irresistible beauty"

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Not able to be resisted.


Extensive Definition

Irresistible may refer to:
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See also

irresistible in French: Irresistible
irresistible in Portuguese: Irresistible
irresistible in Slovenian: Irresistible

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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