Definition of eye-catching in US English:

eye-catching

adjective

  • Immediately appealing or noticeable; striking.

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

eye-catching

/ˈīˌkaCHiNG//ˈaɪˌkætʃɪŋ/