Definition of cynosure in English:
A person or thing that is the centre of attention or admiration: Kirk was the cynosure of all eyes
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- But then Canary Wharf is not yet, despite the much bruited movement eastward of London's core, a Saturday-night cynosure.
- The postman, aware that he was the cynosure of all eyes, would strut to the centre of the village and call out names of those whose letters he had brought.
- In a district where the focus is on religious tourism, with the pilgrims visiting the other places sights incidentally, the Godavari has hardly been made the cynosure it deserves to be.
Words that rhyme with cynosureFraktur • détour • contour
Definition of cynosure in:
- US English dictionary
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