eye-popping eye-popping

Definition(s):

  • (adj) amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Its the main reason Newsom, 37, who barely squeaked into office in 2003, now enjoys an eye-popping 80% approval rating in Americas ultraliberal gay mecca.
  2. It's the main reason Newsom, 37, who barely squeaked into office in 2003, now enjoys an eye-popping 80% approval rating in America's ultraliberal gay mecca.
  3. Every major economy in the region, from Japan to Singapore, has seen exports contract sharply, usually by eye-popping double-digits.

News

  1. Marilyn in the Nude, Lolita in the Sun, Martinis in Egypt: Bert Stern's Lost Lens

    Bert Stern, who died Tuesday at the age of 83, was perhaps best known for his raw, uninhibited photograph of Marilyn Monroe lounging in a hotel room just six weeks before she died. But many of Stern's lucid, eye-popping images entered the collective consciousness. ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  2. DOES IT WORK: Hot Huez Temporary Hair Chalk

    Whether you're a man or woman, sometimes you just want to change your hair, but dying it takes time and may not give you the look you want. Now there's a product that promises to work on all types of hair, giving you instant, eye-popping color that washes right out. Quita put Hot Huez to the test. The temporary hair chalk claims to be fast, fun and easy to wash out -- color without commitment ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: KVUE-TV Austin

  3. Final Frontier? 'Star Trek' Tech Becoming Reality (Op-Ed)

    Beyond all the eye-popping special effects and all the top secret special revelations, the latest incarnation of "Star Trek" from director J.J. Abrams left this moviegoer with several vivid impressions still buzzing through his brain long after having left the theater.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: SPACE.com via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Anne Thompson of Thompson on Hollywood believes "this eye-popping film will wow moviegoers all over the world -- its complexities will only encourage debate and repeat viewings -- and should also score well with critics and year-end awards groups....
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Anne Thompson Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "While President Obama inherited much of the deficit he's battling, his budget has eye-popping numbers, and its size and scope concern me. In particular, I'm not sure raising taxes is the best way to go in these times," Nelson said.
    on Feb 27, 2009 By: Ben Nelson Source: Reuters

  3. "As eye-popping as Kobe's numbers are, the reason they have the record they do (15-9) is because all the other guys are playing wel," Bulls coach Scott Skiles said.
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Scott Skiles Source: Reuters

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