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Definition of "striking" []

  • Arresting the attention and producing a vivid impression on the sight or the mind. See Synonyms at noticeable. (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.

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."