STRIKING

striking

1. [Noun]: the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"

2. [Noun]: the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"

3. having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient trait

4. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect; "a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation"

Similar words to 'striking'


Try another search!


Look up words in the English4.Today Online Dictionary and add them to your own personal dictionary for vocabulary practice.

All you need to start your own personal dictionary web is a free English4.Today membership.

English4.today Podcasts

Get immediate access to grammar tests, quizzes, exercises, pronuciation practice, vocabulary building, courses, and an online community all wanting to improve their English and help you improve yours! Standard membership is FREE!!