Definition of eye-catching in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪˌkatʃɪŋ/


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.
striking, arresting, conspicuous, noticeable, dramatic, impressive, imposing, spectacular, breathtaking, dazzling, amazing, astounding, astonishing, surprising, staggering, stunning, sensational, awesome, awe-inspiring, engaging, remarkable, notable, noteworthy, distinctive, extraordinary, outstanding, incredible, phenomenal, unusual, rare, uncommon, out of the ordinary



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.


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.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.