Definition of eye-catching in English:



  • Immediately appealing or noticeable; striking.

    ‘an eye-catching poster’
    • ‘It was supposed to be the eye-catching hub of a new centre for Yorkshire businesses, designed to look as if it had been there for centuries.’
    • ‘His eye-catching donations show that Mr Gates has a deep interest in development.’
    • ‘You'll be nicely surprised as you meander in through the eye-catching valley.’
    • ‘The designs are unlike traditional Indian art forms and are eye-catching, bold and dramatic.’
    • ‘The students can also display eye-catching posters on tips for conserving electricity.’
    • ‘His rapid rise through the ranks after an eye-catching performance in the April trials was a rare highlight in a troubled season.’
    • ‘For the landowners, an eye-catching stadium would offer an attractive catalyst for the wider development of the area.’
    • ‘Four youngsters will be helping to clean up the town with their eye-catching anti-litter posters.’
    • ‘The effect is dramatic and eye-catching, and helps lead the visitor around the garden.’
    • ‘The sheer elegance and eye-catching appeal have ensured the popularity of vinyl boards to traders.’
    • ‘The finished works of art were both eye-catching and impressive to all who viewed them.’
    • ‘You also may have noticed the eye-catching links to the right.’
    • ‘Some eye-catching costumes were on view in York as fundraisers were out in force selling tickets for a huge charity treasure hunt.’
    • ‘It was colourful, imaginative and eye-catching and really deserved to be noticed.’
    • ‘The alpine pastures and marshes with an amazing variety of wild flowers were most eye-catching.’
    • ‘We have a fantastic eye-catching poster designed by well known artist Jimmy Lawlor.’
    • ‘It also gets some eye-catching styling details, including a stunning red paint job.’
    • ‘However, it's how the footage is used that is the most eye-catching and stunning effect.’
    • ‘The artwork is very eye-catching and I hope it will help us to raise awareness, and funds, for Nathan's treatment.’
    • ‘The eye-catching posters warn passengers that train companies will totally support staff who have been attacked.’
    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
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