attention-grabbing

adjective
at·​ten·​tion-grab·​bing

Definition of attention-grabbing

: demanding notice especially by being prominent or outlandish an attention-grabbing headline … Farhi was known for simple, elegant designs that focused on comfort and wearability rather than attention-grabbing colors and revealing patterns.— Josha Hill, Current Biography, November 2001

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First Known Use of attention-grabbing

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Attention-grabbing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/attention-grabbing. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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