Definition of "striking" []

  • Arresting the attention and producing a vivid impression on the sight or the mind. See Synonyms at noticeable. (adjective)
  • Attracting attention; fine; impressive (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Conspicuous; noticeable (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "striking" in a sentence
  • "From the 759 I culled out 180 that deserved the term striking."
  • "But exactly how hot and how heavy depends on which side you are talking to, with Yahoo seeking to play it a bit cooler and Microsoft, according to many sources, aggressively interested in striking a deal."
  • "This should be an eye-opener for the Palin-phobics as she has been savaged by Dems and the media like no one before and yet remains within striking distance of Obama."