at·trac·tive / əˈtraktiv/ • adj. (of a thing) pleasing or appealing to the senses: an attractive home. ∎ (of a person) appealing to look at; sexually alluring. ∎ (of a thing) having beneficial qualities or features that induce someone to accept what is being offered: the site is close to the high-rent district, which makes it attractive to developers. ∎ of or relating to attraction between physical objects. DERIVATIVES: at·trac·tive·ly adv. at·trac·tive·ness n.