Definition of eye-catching in US English:



  • Immediately appealing or noticeable; striking.

    ‘an eye-catching poster’
    • ‘The designs are unlike traditional Indian art forms and are eye-catching, bold and dramatic.’
    • ‘However, it's how the footage is used that is the most eye-catching and stunning effect.’
    • ‘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 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.’
    • ‘It was colourful, imaginative and eye-catching and really deserved to be noticed.’
    • ‘The students can also display eye-catching posters on tips for conserving electricity.’
    • ‘We have a fantastic eye-catching poster designed by well known artist Jimmy Lawlor.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The finished works of art were both eye-catching and impressive to all who viewed them.’
    • ‘The artwork is very eye-catching and I hope it will help us to raise awareness, and funds, for Nathan's treatment.’
    • ‘The effect is dramatic and eye-catching, and helps lead the visitor around the garden.’
    • ‘His rapid rise through the ranks after an eye-catching performance in the April trials was a rare highlight in a troubled season.’
    • ‘You also may have noticed the eye-catching links to the right.’
    • ‘The sheer elegance and eye-catching appeal have ensured the popularity of vinyl boards to traders.’
    • ‘You'll be nicely surprised as you meander in through the eye-catching valley.’
    • ‘It also gets some eye-catching styling details, including a stunning red paint job.’
    • ‘The alpine pastures and marshes with an amazing variety of wild flowers were most eye-catching.’
    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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