Definition of conspicuous
- conspicuous changes
- The bird has a conspicuous red head.
- a conspicuous success
- His absence was conspicuous.
There were a number of conspicuous changes to the building.
The sign was placed in a very conspicuous spot.
The bird has a conspicuous red head.
She felt very conspicuous in her pink coat.
He was uncomfortable about his conspicuous weight gain.
The business was a conspicuous success.
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: very easy to see or notice
: attracting attention by being great or impressive
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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