: attracting a lot of attention in newspapers, on television, etc.
a high-profile legal case
a high-profile athlete
She has a very high-profile job.

Examples of high-profile in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pitino would later serve as the University of Louisville’s coach from 2001-2017 amid that program’s own high-profile scandals. Josh Wood, The Courier-Journal, 15 Apr. 2024 The historic first trial of a former U.S. president began Monday in a storied courthouse that has seen a host of high-profile cases over the years, from rap stars to movie moguls, but never one with such potential consequences for the nation and the world. Shayna Jacobs, Washington Post, 15 Apr. 2024 Geddes said those types of searches typically seek corroboration of evidence because high-profile individuals tend to work with others to commit such crimes. Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times, 15 Apr. 2024 Werner Spitz, who spent decades as a forensic pathologist and helped pioneer the field, worked as a consultant in many high-profile death cases across the United States, including those involving O.J. Simpson, Casey Anthony, Jon Benet Ramsey and Phil Spector. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, 15 Apr. 2024 The later measure prompted a high-profile fight with Disney. USA TODAY, 14 Apr. 2024 Zahedi, a former commander of the IRGC’s ground forces, air force, and the deputy commander of its operations, was the most high-profile Iranian target killed since then-US President Donald Trump ordered the assassination of IRGC Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad in 2020. Rob Picheta, CNN, 14 Apr. 2024 Bragg's early tenure was marked by high-profile resignations of prosecutors who worked for his predecessor, Cyrus Vance Jr., and had pursued a sweeping financial crimes case. Graham Kates, CBS News, 14 Apr. 2024 There is no precedent for an incumbent president to have participated in a primary debate, however, since the first modern debate was held in 1948-- even when presented with high-profile primary opponents. Isabella Murray, ABC News, 14 Apr. 2024

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“High-profile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-profile. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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