arresting

[ uh-res-ting ]
/ əˈrɛs tɪŋ /

adjective

attracting or capable of attracting attention or interest; striking: an arresting smile.
making or having made an arrest: the arresting officer.

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Origin of arresting

OTHER WORDS FROM arresting

ar·rest·ing·ly, adverbnon·ar·rest·ing, adjectiveun·ar·rest·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for arrestingly

arresting
/ (əˈrɛstɪŋ) /

adjective

attracting attention; striking

Derived forms of arresting

arrestingly, adverb
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