attention-getting attention-getting

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) seizing the attention
  2. (adj) likely to attract attention

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The food is always dependable, never risky or flashy or attention-getting.
  2. On his campaign bus, McCain appears to back Bush's attention-getting remarks in Jerusalem.
  3. The global village that is the audience for such homicidal attention-getting may even be building up a sad, resigned tolerance for most of it.

News

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    on June 24, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The ads are gripping, they are rough, they are attention-getting, they are politically incorrect and they are effective," said Siebel while unveiling the ad campaign at the Illinois State Library on Monday. "Beginning today, your teenagers...
    on Feb 11, 2008 By: Tom Siebel Source: Bloomington Pantagraph

  2. "We were thinking about how to get the news out once we do get (the tasting room) open," Lee said. "It would be an attention-getting car, so I bought one."
    on Jul 5, 2007 By: Dan Lee Source: Monterey County Herald

  3. "It's got a fantastic view and an attention-getting design," said Kurt Beck, premier of Rhineland Palatinate state, at the inauguration. "The staff have got a practically inexhaustible fund of ideas."
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Kurt Beck Source: Earthtimes.org

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