Definition of eye-catching in English:

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eye-catching

Pronunciation: /ˈīˌkaCHiNG/

adjective

Immediately appealing or noticeable; striking: an eye-catching poster
More example sentences
  • You also may have noticed the eye-catching links to the right.
  • Four youngsters will be helping to clean up the town with their eye-catching anti-litter posters.
  • The students can also display eye-catching posters on tips for conserving electricity.
Synonyms
striking, arresting, impactful, conspicuous, dramatic, impressive, spectacular, breathtaking, dazzling, amazing, stunning, sensational, remarkable, distinctive, unusual, out of the ordinary

Derivatives

eye-catcher

noun
Example sentences
  • Amongst the innovations here are polka dots, numbers and stars; little eye-catchers attracting attention like decorative and practical mesh features, Velcro fasteners and cord stoppers.
  • The champion had to pull out all the stops in the quarter final coming through 21-20 against one of the day's eye-catchers, John Newton of Bolton.
  • The Market Square was also an attractive site and the newly renovated hotel and Black's Coffee shop just opposite were real eye-catchers.

eye-catchingly

adverb
Example sentences
  • The restaurant part of the pub is eye-catchingly nondescript, wall lights, wallpaper and prints of steam trains.
  • The supermarket believes the new product will be eye-catchingly irresistible.
  • ‘CRISIS IN THE UNIVERSITIES’ is again eye-catchingly emblazoned across the educational press.

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Syllabification: eye-catch·ing

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