eye-catcher

[ ahy-kach-er ]
/ ˈaɪˌkætʃ ər /

noun

a person or thing that attracts the attention.

Nearby words

  1. eye to eye,
  2. eye to the main chance, have an,
  3. eye to, with an,
  4. eye worm,
  5. eye-candy,
  6. eye-catching,
  7. eye-filling,
  8. eye-minded,
  9. eye-opener,
  10. eye-opening

Origin of eye-catcher

First recorded in 1920–25

Related formseye-catch·ing, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for eye-catching

eye-catching

adjective

tending to attract attention; striking
Derived Formseye-catcher, noun

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Word Origin and History for eye-catching

eye-catching

adj.

1933; earlier was noun eye-catcher (1923); see eye + catch.

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